Michael Wickens is Professor of Economics (part-time) at the University of York and Cardiff Business School. He is a former Managing Editor of The Economic Journal, Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs, former Chairman of H.M. Treasury Academic Panel, and has consulted for the IMF, Bank of England, The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation and the EC Commission. His current research interests are in macroeconomics, finance and macroeconometrics. He has written Macroeconomic Theory: a Dynamic General Equilibrium Approach, Princeton University Press (2nd ed. 2012). Among his publications are articles in Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Economic Journal, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, European Economic Review, Open Economies Review, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and Economic Policy.