Professor Jim Malley
- Professor in Economics (Economics)
Jim’s full-time posts have included various positions at Glasgow and Stirling Universities as well as the US Federal Government. He has also held visiting appointments at a number of US and European Universities, Central Banks and Research Institutes.
James is a member of the Macroeconomics research cluster.
Areas of expertise:
- Business cycles
- Economic growth
- Dynamic general equilibrium
- Fiscal policy
Selected research grants
Research Grant (€348,000) from the European Social Fund and the Greek Ministry of Education for research on “Reform of the Public Sector”, 2014-2016. The research team also includes partners from the Athens University of Economics and Business (lead institution), Exeter University and City University London.
Research Grant (£118,464) from the Economic and Social Research Council (jointly held with K Angelopoulos and A Philippopoulos) for research on “Optimal taxation in heterogeneous agent dynamic general equilibrium models”, 2010-2012.
Research Grant (£75,000) from the Economic and Social Research Council (jointly held with V Muscatelli and U Woitek) for research on “The Interaction between Business Cycles and Productivity Growth”, 1998-2000.
- Huang, Shipeng
The Determinants of Long-term Trend of Interest Rates: Both both the Orthodox and Heterodox perspectives
Previous PhD supervision topics
- Aggregate Inequality and Macroeconomic Policy (2021)
- Growth and Inequality: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Analysis of Scotland and the UK (2020)
- Skill Acquisition, Aggregate Fluctuations and the Life Cycle (2020)
- Essays on Optimal Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneous Agents (2014)
- Fiscal Policy in Heterogeneous Agent Models (2013)
- Real Business Cycles & the Public Sector (2013)
- Real Business Cycles & Learning in Emerging Economies (2012)
- Growth & Business Cycles (2011)
- Essays on the Transmission Mechanism of Monetary Policy (2003)
- On the Role of Public Capital in Production (1998)
Teaching over the past several years includes:
- MBA Macroeconomics
- MSc Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
- MRes Macroeconomic Theory
- Honours Advanced Macroeconomic Theory