Department of Economics

Professor Chris Martin

A New Keynesian macroeconomist with expertise in monetary policy and DSGE models

Chris Martin
Professor of EconomicsBSc, MSc, PhD

3 East 4.37
Email: c.i.martin@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 4178

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PhD supervision

Interested in supervising students studying:

  • Monetary policy
  • Phillips curve
  • New Keynesian models

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Recent papers

M De Tina and C Martin, 2014, "Chasing the Gap: Speed Limits and Optimal Monetary Policy"

AH Ahmad, C Martin and C Milas, 2013, The Policy Window: The Impact of Financial Stress in the UK"

Profile

Chris Martin joined Bath in January 2009, having previously worked at Brunel University and Queen Mary and Birkbeck Colleges.

He is a specialist in macroeconomics and monetary economics with expertise in monetary policy and New Keynesian DSGE models.

He is an experienced teacher, has supervised many PhD students and led research projects.

Research interests

  • Monetary Policy
  • New Keynesian DSGE Models
  • Financial Stress
  • Inflation and Unemployent

Publications

He has more than 40 published papers, in Journals such as the Economic Journal, the Review of Economics and Statistics, Economics Letters, Economica, Oxford Economic Papers and the Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Articles

Ahmad, A. H., Aworinde, O. B. and Martin, C., 2015. Threshold cointegration and the short-run dynamics of twin deficit hypothesis in African countries. Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 12 (2), pp. 80-91.

Kučaidze, K. and Martin, C., 2015. Monetary policy and alternative measures of inflation:empirical evidence for the UK. Ekonomika, 94 (2), pp. 73-82.

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2013. Financial crises and monetary policy:evidence from the UK. Journal of Financial Stability, 9 (4), pp. 654-661.

Martin, C., 2013. Quantitative easing: A sceptical survey. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 28 (4), 750–764.

Çatik, A. N. and Martin, C., 2012. Macroeconomic transitions and the transmission mechanism: Evidence from Turkey. Economic Modelling, 29 (4), pp. 1440-1449.

Boinet, V. and Martin, C., 2010. The optimal neglect of inflation: an alternative interpretation of UK monetary policy during the “Great Moderation”. Journal of Macroeconomics, 32 (4), pp. 982-992.

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2010. The sub-prime crisis and UK monetary policy. International Journal of Central Banking, 6 (3), pp. 119-144.

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2010. Testing the opportunistic approach to monetary policy. Manchester School, 78 (2), pp. 110-125.

Kharel, R. S., Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2010. The complex response of monetary policy to the exchange rate. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 57 (1), pp. 103-117.

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2010. Financial market liquidity and the financial crisis: An assessment using UK data. International Finance, 13 (3), pp. 443-459.

Brown, S., Garino, G. and Martin, C., 2009. Firm performance and labour turnover: evidence from the 2004 workplace employee relations survey. Economic Modelling, 26 (3), pp. 689-695.

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2009. Uncertainty and monetary policy rules in the United States. Economic Inquiry, 47 (2), pp. 206-215.

Boinet, V. and Martin, C., 2008. Targets, zones, and asymmetries: a flexible nonlinear model of recent UK monetary policy. Oxford Economic Papers, 60 (3), pp. 423-439.

Boinet, V. and Martin, C., 2008. The perverse response of interest rates. Economics Letters, 99 (2), pp. 418-420.

Bratsiotis, G. J. and Martin, C., 2005. Output stabilisation and real rigidity. The Manchester School, 73 (6), pp. 728-736.

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2004. Modelling Monetary Policy: Inflation Targeting in Practice. Economica, 71 (282), pp. 209-221.

Arghyrou, M., Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2004. Non-linear inflationary dynamics: evidence from the UK. Oxford Economic Papers, 57 (1), pp. 51-69.

Reports/Papers

Martin, C. and Wang, B., 2016. Search, Shirking and Labor Market Volatility. Working Paper. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 56/16)

Martin, C., 2015. Search Frictions, Efficiency Wages and Equilibrium Unemployment. Working Paper. Bath, UK: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 26/14)

Ahmad, A. H., Martin, C. I. and Milas, C., 2014. The Policy Window:The Impact of Financial Stress in the UK. Working Paper. Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 17/14)

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2013. IPR Policy Brief - A very large gamble: evidence on Quantitative Easing in the US and UK. University of Bath.

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2012. Quantitative Easing:a Sceptical Survey. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 2/12)

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2010. Financial Stability and Monetary Policy. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 05/10)

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2009. Causes of the Financial Crisis:An Assessment using UK Data. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 18/09)

Martin, C. and Milas, C., 2009. The Sub-Prime Crisis and UK Monetary Policy. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Working Papers; 1/09)

Non-academic press

Room, G. and Martin, C., 2015. How to save Corbynomics from itself. The Conversation

Martin, C., 2015. Zombie loans and a £300bn cushion:inside the Bank of England rates dilemma. The Conversation

Martin, C., 2015. From Grexit to Brexit? Greece holds dangers for the UK beyond the costs of default. The Conversation

Wyn Jones, R., Martin, C., Preston, I., Fender, J. and Scully, R., 2015. Manifesto check:Plaid Cymru’s top policies. The Conversation

Martin, C., 2015. Manifesto check:Plaid Cymru rejects austerity, but their policies could cost taxpayers. The Conversation

Martin, C., 2015. With inflation at a record low, it’s time to boost your pay packet. The Conversation

Martin, C., 2014. Two big bank announcements, two very different dilemmas for Carney and Draghi. The Conversation

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