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Department of Economics members

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David Throsby

Professor
Department of Economics


Phone: +61 2 9850 8474

David Throsby is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Macquarie University in Sydney.  He is internationally known for his research and his many publications on the economics of art and culture.  His interests include the economics of the performing arts, the role of artists as economic agents, the Indigenous art economy,...View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Jordi McKenzie

Associate Professor
Department of Economics


Phone: +61 2 9850 8494

Jordi McKenzie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics.  Prior to joining Macquarie University in 2014, he was a Senior Lecturer in economics at the University of Sydney.  His main research interests are in industrial organisation, cultural economics, and sports economics.   Full CV is available here....View full profile in our Researcher's database

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Dr Paul Crosby

Department of Economics


Phone: +61 2 9850 9469

Paul Crosby joined the Department of Economics at Macquarie University in 2018. His research interests are primarily applied microeconomics with a principal focus on the economics of art, culture and sport....View full profile in our Researcher's database

Sunny Shin

Dr Sunny Shin

Department of Economics


Dr Sunny Shin is a sessional academic in the Department of Economics with the research interest in international trade and cultural economics. Read more

Katya Petetskaya

Ms Katya Petetskaya

Department of Economics


Katya Petetskaya is Research Project Director in the Department of Economics at Macquarie University and a visual artist working across painting and performance art. She has twelve years of research experience in the economics of art and culture, tourism development, cultural and heritage planning, urban and regional planning and economic development in Australia and internationally. She was Co-Director of the 2017 National Artists Survey (Australia Council) and is Co-Director for the National Survey of Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists. Petetskaya has three postgraduate degrees in Commerce, Town Planning and Fine Arts, including postgraduate research. Read more

Field researchers

  • Hayley Megan French
  • Neil Lanceley
  • Denise Salvestro
  • Chrischona Schmidt

Macquarie University associates

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PhD students

  • Jan Zwar (2012)
  • Onur Ates (2014)
  • Anita Zednik (2014)
  • Sunny Shin (2015)
  • Paul Crosby (2017)
  • Juan Jose Price Elton (current)

Recent visitors

  • Prof Victor Ginsburgh, European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics, Belgium (2013)
  • Dr Damien Pyrkosz, Rzeszowski University, Poland (2013)
  • Dr Kamil Zwadzki, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland (2013-2014)
  • Cecilie Bryld Fjaellegaard, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (2014)
  • Prof Aaro Hazak, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia (2015)
  • Prof Trine Bille, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (2016)
  • Prof Pierre-Michel Menger, College de France, France (2018)
  • Prof Peter Tschmuck, University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria (2018)
  • Dr Lei Tian, Beijing Academy of Social Sciences (2018)
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