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Professor Julia Darby

Head Of Department

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 output gap : what is it, how can it be estimated and are they fit for policy makers' purposes?
Darby Julia, McIntyre Stuart
Quarterly 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
Scottish Journal of Political Economy, (2018)
The post-crisis labour market and the challenges to policymakers
Darby Julia, McIntyre Stuart, Kane Kevin
Quarterly 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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2014.08.006
Natural geography, firm location and the corporation tax debate
Darby Julia, Ferrett Ben, Wooton Ian
Quarterly Economic Commentary Vol 38, pp. 94-99, (2014)
Regional recovery in a diverse union
Darby Julia
Quarterly Economic Commentary Vol 37, pp. 81-89, (2014)

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Professional activities

University of Warwick (External organisation)
Member
25/6/2016
External Examiner for PhD Candidate at Heriot Watt University
External Examiner
6/11/2015
External Examiner for an MPhil candidate at the University of York
External Examiner
2/2015
GlasgowPLUs Forum
Invited speaker
7/4/2014
Public Panel Debate in the "Towards a Genuine Economic and Monetary Union" series: "Insurance and adjustment in a diverse monetary union - what can the Eurozone learn from the UK" at the London School of Economics
Speaker
29/1/2014
External Examiner for Masters Programme in Economics at Trinity College Dublin
External Examiner
2014

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Projects

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

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