Mr Richard Foltyn

  • Lecturer in Economics (Economics)


Richard Foltyn joined the Adam Smith Business School as a Lecturer in Economics in September 2020. He obtained his PhD from the Institute for International Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University and holds a Master’s degree from the Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna.

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Research interests

Richard is a member of the Schools Macroeconomics research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Heterogenous-agent macroeconomics
  • Household finance
  • Inequality


Supervisory interests

  • Heterogenous-agent macroeconomics
  • Household finance
  • Inequality (in terms of wealth, earnings, health)
  • Macroeconomic modelling using micro data
  • Quantitative macroeconomics



  • Topics in Macroeconomic Theory 2 (ECON5098)

Post-graduate (PGT)

  • Machine Learning in Finance with Python (ECON5130)


  • Advanced Macroeconomics (ECON4040)

Past teaching

  • Government Debt and the Macroeconomy (ECON4033)
  • Computational Statistics & Data Analysis (ECON9007)
  • Macroeconomics (ECON5019)
  • Business Cycles: Theory, Evidence and Macroeconomic Policy (ECON5118)