Professor Julia Darby

Economics

Personal statement

Julia is a Professor in the Department of Economics. she joined the University in 2003, having previously worked at the Universities of Glasgow and Stirling and at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London. Julia's research is predominantly in the field of applied macroeconomics, particularly focusing on labour market issues and on aspects of fiscal policy.

Julia is willing to supervise suitably qualified PhD students who wish to work in her fields of interest.

Julia currently teaches a range of classes in Macroeconomics, Economic Policy and Econometrics to undergraduate and masters students at Strathclyde and to students on the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics in Edinburgh and has provided Applied Econometrics training to government and private sector clients.

Expertise

Has expertise in:

    Applied Macroeconomics, Time Series Econometrics, Analysis of labour market trends, wage determination and of fiscal policy.

Publications

Political uncertainty and stock market volatility : new evidence from the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum
Darby Julia, Roy Graeme
Scottish Journal of Political Economy (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1111/sjpe.12186
The output gap : what is it, how can it be estimated and are they fit for policy makers' purposes?
Darby Julia, McIntyre Stuart
Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary Vol 42, pp. 44-50 (2018)
Natural geography, firm location and the corporation tax debate
Darby Julia, Ferrett Ben, Wooton Ian
Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary Vol 38, pp. 94-99 (2014)
Regional recovery in a diverse union
Darby Julia
Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary Vol 37, pp. 81-89 (2014)
The post-crisis labour market and the challenges to policymakers
Darby Julia, McIntyre Stuart, Kane Kevin
Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary Vol 38, pp. 51-62 (2014)
Regional centrality and tax competition for FDI
Darby Julia, Ferrett Ben, Wooton Ian
Regional Science and Urban Economics Vol 49, pp. 84-92 (2014)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2014.08.006

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Professional activities

Inaugural speaker at the newly established Econometrics Network at Aberdeen Standard Investments
Speaker
7/6/2018
University of Warwick (External organisation)
Member
25/6/2016
External Examiner for an MPhil candidate at the University of York
External Examiner
2/2015
External Examiner for PhD Candidate at Heriot Watt University
External Examiner
6/11/2015
External Examiner for Masters Programme in Economics at Trinity College Dublin
External Examiner
2014
GlasgowPLUs Forum
Invited speaker
7/4/2014

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Projects

Generation Next (Internship for Marco Fongoni)
Darby, Julia (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2016 - 31-Jan-2016
STRATHCLYDE - ESRC STANDARD RESEARCH TRANSITION STANDARD QUOTA DTG | Knox, Fraser
Darby, Julia (Principal Investigator) Knox, Fraser (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2010 - 02-Jan-2014

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