Staff Areas of Expertise
Areas of expertise for research, public and community presentations
Distinguished Professor David Throsby
Role of culture in economic development; Economic situation of individual artists; Economics of the performing arts; Creative industries; Economics of heritage; Relationship between cultural and economic policy.
Professor Elisabetta Magnani
Labour markets; Wages and employment conditions in a global perspectives; Firms' finance and labour decisions; Contemporary continental philosophy and the economic discourse.
Professor Lance Fisher
Macroeconomics; Time series econometrics
Professor Jeffrey Sheen
Macroeconometrics; Financial crises; Monetary and fiscal policy; Labour market dynamics; Exchange rate modelling.
Professor Geoff Kingston
Macroeconomics; Personal finance; International finance.
A/Professor Tony Bryant
General equilibrium theory; Game theory; Applied macroeconomics; Economics and mathematics education.
A/Professor Sean Turnell
Burma and its economy; Australian banks in Asia; Financial sector reform in developing countries; History of global monetary institutions and Australian economic thought.
A/Professor Roselyne Joyeux
Econometrics with a focus on applications to energy economics and explaining volatility in the stock and real estate markets in China.
A/Professor Pundarik Mukhopadhaya
Welfare economics; Development economics; Poverty and inequality in multiple dimensions; Urbanization in China; Women's empowerment; Labour market; Trade and development.
A/Professor George Milunovich
Econometrics and financial economics, with particular interest in empirical asset pricing and development of identification methods via higher order moments.
A/Professor Shuping Shi
Macroeconomic and financial stability issues with a focus on speculative bubbles; Time series analysis especially nonstationary (integrated and explosive) processes and Granger causality tests; Real estate economics and finance.
History and philosophy of economic thought, especially relating to distributive justice; Environmental valuation, incorporating social choice theory and non-monetary indicators of value.
Dr Ben Wang
Macroeconomics; Applied econometrics; Business cycle analysis; Monetary policy; Expectation formation; Economic uncertainty and the Chinese economy.
Macroeconomics; Applied econometrics; International finance.
Dr Chris Heaton
Econometrics; Unemployment and the relationship between education and labour market outcomes; Education,immigration and labour markets.
Dr Joseph Macri
Financial development and economic growth, Investment at the enterprise level
Dr Daehoon Nahm
Productivity and efficiency; Cost of living; Applied econometrics
Cultural economics; Applied microeconomics; Industrial organisation
Labour market economics with a special interest in: Returns to various forms of labour market experience, Employment stability; Internal labour markets and Union effects on wages and training.
Non-profit theory; Foreign aid agencies
Co-dependence of development and sustainability, inequality and empowerment issues in developing South East Asia, multi-agent-based models of economic development and environmental management for policy recommendations
Labour economics, specifically with institutionalist approaches to the study of labour markets
Dr Edwin Franks
East Asian economies; Development economics; Economics of technological change