Keynote address by Professor Wendy Carlin to the Australian Conference of Economists

Keynote address by Professor Wendy Carlin to the Australian Conference of Economists, Melbourne 2019

This is a special edition of the regular ESA podcast, featuring a recording of the keynote speech from the Australian Conference of Economists in Melbourne on 16 July 2019. Professor Wendy Carlin from University College London spoke on the Future of Economics & Economics Education - Insights from Machine Learning.

Slides to accompany the audio

About our speaker

Wendy Carlin is Professor of Economics in the Economics Department at University College London (UCL) and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London. 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 is leading an international collaboration of researchers, the CORE project, which is changing the way economics is taught around the world. The CORE project has published The Economy, which is free on-line at In 2015, she was awarded the CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for services to economics and public finance.

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