Date: 19-22 September 2023 

Applications now open! Deadline: 8 September 2023

The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School is delighted to invite you to an exclusive Summer School – Empirical Methods for Macroeconomists at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, aimed at practitioners working econometrics, macroeconomics, monetary economics, international economics, and financial economics.   

Taught by leading experts in their fields with strong engagement with policy-making institutions, central banks and international organisations, the two courses on offer are: 

Applied Methods for Banking and Macro-Financial Policy Analysis will take place 19th – 20th September – with Dr Soner Baskaya, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Glasgow. More details can be found here.   

Modelling the Labour Markets and Spare Capacity in Macroeconomics: Theory and Policy Applications will take place 21st-22nd September – with Dr Franceso Zanetti, Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford. More details can be found here. 

Applications now open!  

Why attend? 

Both courses will develop economists’ technical and practical skills working at policy-related topics in central banks, international organisations, national policy institutions and private sector on forecasting and macroeconomic modelling. They will: 

·       Train you in cutting edge quantitative tools in strong demand in policy-making  

·       Offer both theoretical treatment of the topics and empirical applications relevant for real life needs  

The courses can be booked separately or when taken together will appeal to applied economists presenting them with different yet related set of applied econometrics/macroeconomics skills. Discounts are available for attendees taking both courses.  

Advanced PhD students who want to improve their employability skills in these areas and/or use these tools in their dissertations may also apply. 

View the summer school programme here. 

Fees and discounts are available please view here. 

For further information about the summer school, please contact