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Department of Economics

Economics Staff Research Interests

Current Research Interests

Mr Alex Blair
Dr Wylie Bradford
  • The interface between moral and political philosophy and economics, especially in the context of theories of distributive justice.
Associate Professor Tony Bryant
  • General equilibrium theory
  • Controversies in macroeconomics
  • Economic education
Dr Andrea Chareunsy
  • Socio-economic and political issues in developing economies, particularly Southeast Asia
  • Social learning and interaction, knowledge diffusion networks and human capital theory
  • Theoretical and applied aspects of Development economics, game theory and behavioural economics
Dr Michael Dobbie
  • Labour market economics
Professor Lance Fisher
Dr Edwin Franks
  • Mathematical economics
Dr Chris Heaton
  • Time series analysis
  • Dynamic factor analysis
  • High dimensional time series
  • Latent variable in time series
  • Economics of education
Associate Professor Roselyne Joyeux
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Applied Econometrics in particular to energy economics
Professor Geoffrey Kingston
  • Superannuation
  • Exchange rates
  • Interest rates
  • Taxation policy
Mr Craig MacMillan
Mr Joseph Macri
  • Financial development and economic growth
  • Investment at the enterprise level
  • Consumption and Consumer Sentiment
  • Research Productivity,
  • Rankings and Efficiency, 
  • Economics of Education, and
  •  Development Economics.
Dr Jordi McKenzie
  • Cultural Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organisation
Dr George Milunovich
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Interdependencies across financial markets and financial contagion 
Dr Pundarik Mukhopadhaya
  • Income inequality: measurement, decomposition and application
  • Policies related to development, poverty, welfare and inequality
  • Multidimensional poverty
  • Health, Education and Social Security
  • Trade-offs between equity and efficiency
  • Measurement of social welfare
  • China, India and South East Asia
Dr Daehoon Nahm
Dr Natalia Ponomareva  
Professor Jeffrey Sheen
Dr Shuping Shi
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Bubbles & Crises
Professor David Throsby
  • Economics of the arts and culture
  • Theory of public goods
  • Valuation of nonmarket goods
  • Economics of sustainable development
  • Economics of education
Associate Professor Sean Turnell
  • Burma and its economy
  • Financial sector reform in developing countries
  • History of Australian economic thought
  • Australia's interaction with the global trading and monetary system
  • The role of currency boards in transition and emerging market economies
Dr Alison Vicary
  • Non-profit theory and foreign aid agencies
Dr Ben Wang
  • Macroeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics