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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
Associate Professor Craig Freedman
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
  • Econometric research on time series analysis and its implications in macroeconomics
Professor Geoffrey Kingston
  • Superannuation
  • Exchange rates
  • Interest rates
  • Taxation policy
Mr Marc Lombard
  • The politics and economics of the European Union
  • International macroeconomic policy
  • Unemployment
  • Contentious issues in world trade
  • Macroeconomics
Mr Craig MacMillan
Mr Joseph Macri
  • Financial development and economic growth
  • Investment at the enterprise level
Dr Stephane Mahuteau
  • Microeconometrics
  • Applied game theory
  • Labour economics
  • Economics of immigration
  • Microeconomics
Dr George Milunovich
Dr Pundarik Mukhopadhaya
  • Income inequality and measurement aspects
  • Decomposition of inequality indices and application
  • Policies related to development, poverty, welfare and inequality
  • Human capital development
  • Linkages between education and inequality
  • Trade-offs between equity and efficiency
  • Measurement of social welfare
  • Environmental policy modelling with a consideration of changing pattern of distribution of income
  • Distributive justice and concepts of fairness
Dr Daehoon Nahm
  • Index numbers
  • Aggregation, duality, productivity and efficiency
  • Emerging financial markets
  • Applied Econometrics
Dr Natalia Ponomareva  
  • Monetary Economics
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • International Economics
  • Growth and Development
Professor Jeffrey Sheen
Dr Max Tani
  • Migration
  • Knowledge labour flows
  • Education and student learning.
Professor David Throsby
  • Economics of the arts and culture
  • Theory of public goods
  • Valuation of nonmarket goods
  • Economics of sustainable development
  • Economics of education
Mr Roger Tonkin
  • Macroeconomic options for achieving full employment and a current account surplus
  • The steady-state properties of economy-wide macroeconomics
  • Models of the Australian economy
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