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.
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.