Professor Campbell Leith
- Professor of Macroeconomics (Economics)
Campbell joined Economics at Glasgow as a lecturer in May 1999. He previously held positions at the Universities of Strathclyde and Exeter. He holds degrees from the Universities of Strathclyde, Glasgow and Exeter.
Download a full CV: Campbell Leith (pdf, 33kb)
Campbell is a member of the Macroeconomics research cluster.
Areas of Expertise:
ESRC Grant (2001-2004) £50,000 (£34,000 for Dr. C. Leith) for research on “Interactions Between Monetary and Fiscal Policy” joint with Simon Wren-Lewis (University of Exeter). Rated as ‘outstanding’.
HM Treasury project (2005-2008) on “Fiscal Stabilisation in EMU”, with S. Wren-Lewis (University of Exeter).
ESRC Grant (2005-2008) £147,000 (£97,000 for Prof C. Leith as the Principal Investigator) for research on “Reinstating Fiscal Policy as a Stabilisation Device” joint with Simon Wren-Lewis (University of Oxford). Rated as ‘outstanding’.
ESRC Grant (2008-2011) £150,000 for research on “New Directions in Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis at the Macroeconomic Level” joint with Simon Wren-Lewis (University of Oxford). Rated as ‘outstanding’.
Current PhD students
Jorge Ricardo Chavarin Hoyos
Thesis title: Fiscal Policy in Emerging Economies. Experiences and Alternatives.
Co-supervisor: Professor Tatiana Kirsanova
I have taught a broad spectrum of courses at both undergraduate and post-graduate level including Financial Economics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Government and the Economy, Economics for Management, Macroeconomic Modelling, and International Banking. This teaching includes a contribution to the core Macroeconomics class of the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics at the University of Edinburgh. I also supervise postgraduate research undertaken as part of Masters and PhD study. Finally, I am a member of the Higher Education Academy (formerly the Institute of Learning and Teaching).
Work in progress
Bi, H., Leeper, E. and Leith, C. (2010), 'Stabilization versus Sustainability: Macroeconomic Policy Tradeoffs' (pdf, 340kb).
Associate Editor, European Economic Review http://ees.elsevier.com/eer/default.asp
Co-editor, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics bepress.com/bejm/
Co-editor, Scottish Journal of Political Economy. wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0036-9292
Details of Campbell's working papers can be found on his RePEc profile on the RePEc website.