The Department of Economics consistently achieves excellent research outcomes, and has a strong track record in obtaining external research funding.
Our dedicated research centres attract local and overseas academics, and continually push the boundaries of knowledge in the fields of economics, econometrics and actuarial studies.
The Department's research higher degrees are offered through the Melbourne Business School.
Staff have a strong track record in obtaining funding for research.
See the list of current grants
Current research interests of Department staff can be broadly grouped into the following areas: Economic Theory, Applied Economics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods, Monetary and Financial Economics, and Actuarial Studies.
See our academic staff list for specialisation and contact details.
Economics staff have published in some of the world's most prestigious scholarly journals, including: American Economic Review, Econometric Theory, Econometrica, European Economic Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Economic Theory, Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics.
See the list of published papers.