Iana Liadze

As a member of the macroeconomic research and forecasting team, Iana is actively involved in every step of production of the institute’s quarterly review – from maintaining and analysing large macroeconomic datasets and forecasting economies, to running simulations and writing up country forecasts.  She has published regularly both in the institute’s quarterly review and peer-reviewed journals.

Research Interests

A significant proportion of Iana’s time is devoted to the research behind the development of the NiGEM model as well as other projects predominantly in international macroeconomics, banking and financial instability and the determinants of output growth.


1988-1993 – Diploma in Physics, Tbilisi State University, Georgia
2001-2002 – Postgraduate Certificate in Economics and Finance, Birkbeck College, University of London
2002-2004 – Msc Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London

Additional Information


Selected publications

Hurst, I., Liadze, I., Naisbitt, B. and Young, G. (2020), ‘A preliminary assessment of the possible economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak: update’, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, NiGEM Observations, No. 18

Davis E. P., Liadze I. and R. Piggott (2019), Assessing the macroeconomic impact of alternative macroprudential policies, Economic Modelling, Vol.80, pp 407-428

Carreras O., Kirby S., Liadze I. and R. Piggott (2016), Quantifying Fiscal Multipliers, NIESR Discussion Paper, 469

Carreras O., Kirby S., Liadze I. and R. Piggott (2016), Fiscal policy spillovers, NIESR Discussion Paper, 468

Armstrong  A., Davis E. P., Liadze I., Rienzo C., (2013), Evaluating Changes in Bank Lending to UK SMES Over 2001-12 – Ongoing Tight Credit?, National Institute Economic Review, no 408

Dilruba K., Liadze, I., Barrell, R., E. Philip Davis (2013), Off-balance sheet exposures and banking crises in OECD countries, Journal of Financial Stability, (in press)

Davis, E. P., Karim, D., Liadze, I., (2011), Should Multivariate Early Warning Systems For Banking Crises Pool Across Regions?, Review of World Economics, Vol. 147, Number 4, 693-716

Barrell, R., Davis, E., Karim, D.,  Liadze, I., (2011), How Idiosyncratic are Banking Crises in OECD Countries?, National Institute Economic Review, April 2011, no 216, 53-58

Barrell, R., Davis, E., Liadze, I., Karim, D, (Sep 2010), WAS THE SUBPRIME CRISIS UNIQUE? An analysis of the factors that help predict banking crises in OECD countries, NIESR Discussion Paper, 363

Barrell, R., Davis, E., Liadze, I., Karim, D, (2010), Bank regulation, property prices and early warning systems for banking crises in OECD countries, Journal of Banking and Finance, pp 2255–2264, Vol. 34

Barrell, R., Fic, T., Liadze, I., (Jan 2009), Fiscal Policy Effectiveness in the Banking Crisis, National Institute Economic Review, No. 207

Barrell, R., Davis, E., Fic, T., Holland, D., Kirby, S., Liadze, I., (2009), Optimal regulation of bank capital and liquidity: how to calibrate new international standards, FSA occasional papers in financial regulation, No. 38.

Barrell, R., Holland, D., Liadze, I., Pomerantz, O., (2009), Volatility, Growth and Cycles, Empirica, Vol. 36, pp. 177-192


Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills, (2013), The relationship between graduates and economic growth across countries

Dept for Business, Innovation and Skills, (2013), Changes in bank lending to SMEs

Mason, G., Holland, D., Liadze, I., O’Mahony, M., Riley, R. and Rincon-Aznar, A. (2012), Macroeconomic Benefits of Vocational Education and Training, Report to European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP), London: National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Road haulage association, (2012), Impact of fuel duty on the macroeconomy