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Professor Engin Kara

Professor Engin Kara

Professor of Economics

Cardiff Business School

Email
karae1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5056
Campuses
Room B29, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Overview

Engin Kara is a professor in macroeconomics at Cardiff University. He has worked on various macroeconomic issues and has published in top journals in macroeconomics, including the Journal of Monetary Economics and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. Professor Kara completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of York. His first academic appointment was at the Birmingham University, after which he worked at Bristol University, Exeter University and the Central Bank of Belgium.

Biography

Publications

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2020

2018

2017

2015

Teaching

1. The Contemporary Economic Issues

This module provides the opportunity for year 1 students to apply many of the theoretical ideas the students are already familiar with, and which are reintroduced in the core Macroeconomic courses to a variety of policy issues. 

2. Macroeconomic Analysis 

This is a third year modulde that provide students with a thorough understanding of the method, content and scope of macroeconomic theory.

3. Mres Monetary Economics

This course will cover a variety of topics in monetary economics using New Keynesian Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models. 

Proferssor Kara's main research interests are models of sticky prices, heterogeneity in price stickiness, the study of optimal monetary fiscal policy, trend inflation and macroeconomics of ageing population.