Invited Speakers

Wendy Carlin

Wendy Carlin is Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL) and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She is leading an international project - the CORE project - to reform the undergraduate economics curriculum. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, and the economics of transition. She is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel of the UK's Office for Budget Responsibility. She has co-authored with David Soskice three macroeconomics books: Macroeconomics and the Wage Bargain (OUP, 1990), Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions and Policies (OUP, 2006) and Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability and the Financial System (OUP, 2015). In 2015, she was awarded a CBE for services to economics and public finance.

Bill Goffe
Dr. Bill Goffe received his education at the University of Virginia (BA in math and economics) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  (PhD in economics). He has been teaching at Penn State since the Fall of 2012. He has published in the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of  Economic Perspectives, the American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, and the Journal of Economic Education. He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Education and is a member of the American Economic Association's Committee on Economic Education.
Jacqui Dwyer

Jacqui Dwyer is one of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s senior economists. She has worked in various roles at the Bank involving economic research, analysis of economic conditions and central bank communication. She established the Bank’s business liaison program and more recently its public education program. Jacqui has also worked as an economist at the Bank of England, the Queensland Treasury and the former Bureau of Agricultural Economics.