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

The idiosyncratic risk in Chinese stock market
Darby Julia, Zhang Hai, Zhang Jinkai
22nd Dynamic Econometrics Conference in Nuffield College Oxford, UK. (2019)
Institutional trading in volatile markets : evidence from Chinese stock markets
Darby Julia, Zhang Hai, Zhang Jinkai
The 6th Young Finance Scholars' Conference (2019)
Political uncertainty and stock market volatility : new evidence from the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum
Darby Julia, Roy Graeme
Scottish Journal of Political Economy Vol 66, pp. 314-330 (2019)
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)
Political Uncertainty and Stock Market Volatility : New Evidence From the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum
Darby Julia, Roy Graeme
(2017)
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)

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Professional activities

Irish Economics Association Conference, May 2019
Participant
9/5/2019
Scottish Economics Society Conference, April 2019
Participant
8/4/2019
University of Kent (External organisation)
Member
25/3/2019
Invited Seminar at Heriot-Watt University, March 2019
Invited speaker
22/3/2019
External Examiner for a PhD candidate at the University of Leeds Business School
Examiner
26/2/2019
Report on the 50th Money Macro Finance Conference published in the Royal Economics Society Newsletter Issue 183, October 2018
Recipient
1/10/2018

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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) Desbordes, Rodolphe (Co-investigator) Knox, Fraser (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2010 - 02-Jan-2014

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