Academic Staff

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  1. Associate Professor Reshad Ahsan

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Centre for Asian Business and Economics
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • International Trade
    • Development Economics
    • Political Economy

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 8147

  2. Dr Georgy Artemov

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design
    Economic Theory and Experiments Unit

    • Mechanism design
    • Matching theory
    • Game theory
    • Microeconomic theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7029

  3. Professor Benjamin Avanzi

    Professor of Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Insurance Capital Modelling
    • Risk Theory
    • Modelling and Statistical Analysis
    • Robust Estimation
    • Social Security and Pensions
    • Risk Modelling in Operations Management

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 8667

  4. Dr Ivan Balbuzanov

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Microeconomic theory

    Department of Economics

  5. Associate Professor Victoria Baranov

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Development
    • Behavioural Economics
    • Health Economics
    • Psychology and Economics
    • Applied Microeconomics
  6. Dr Aaron Barkley

    Lecturer

    Economics

    • Applied Microeconomics
    • Industrial Organization
  7. Professor Jeff Borland

    Truby Williams Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Applied microeconomics
    • Australian economic history
    • Economics of sport
    • Operation of labour markets in Australia
    • Policy and program design and evaluation

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5294

  8. Associate Professor David Byrne

    Associate Professor of Economics & Deputy Director, Centre for Market Design

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Industrial Organization
    • Applied Econometrics
    • Energy Economics
    • Environmental Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-8344 3880

  9. Dr Enrique Calderin

    Senior Lecturer

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Studies
    • Labour Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 83449488

  10. Dr Ping Chen

    Senior Lecturer

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Studies

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 8053

  11. Dr Daeha Cho

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5925

  12. Dr Andrew Clarke

    Senior Lecturer
    Program Director (Master of Economics and the Master of Applied Econometrics)

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Labour Economics (Immigration)
  13. Associate Professor Michael Coelli

    Honours Coordinator (Economics)
    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Education Economics
    • Education Training and Effects
    • Gender Earnings Gaps
    • Human Capital Investment

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 8586

  14. Dr Renaud Coulomb

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Environmental Economics
    • Energy Economics
    • Political Economy
  15. Associate Professor Mei Dong

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Monetary Economics
    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 1209

  16. Professor Chris Edmond

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • International Economics
    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary and Financial Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9733

  17. Professor Nisvan Erkal

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design
    Economic Theory and Experiments Unit
    Experimental Economics Laboratory
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Experimental Economics
    • Industrial Organization

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 3307

  18. Dr Kevin Fergusson

    Senior Lecturer

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Quantitative modelling of asset and liability portfolios of pension funds and insurers
    • Pricing and hedging of long dated derivatives
    • Actuarial Studies
  19. Professor John Freebairn

    Ritchie Chair of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Microeconomics
    • Policy Analysis (Taxation, Natural Resources)
  20. Professor Ross Garnaut

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • China's economic reforms and internationalisation
    • Asia-Pacific economies' development and international economic relations
    • Australia's economic relations with the Asia-Pacific region
    • Domestic economic adjustment to Asia-Pacific economic development

    Department of Economics

  21. Associate Professor Matthew Greenwood-Nimmo

    Associate Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Monetary Policy Rules
    • Computational Statistics
    • Minsky Moments & Financial Contagion
  22. Dr James Hansen

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary Economics
  23. Professor David Harris

    Head of Department
    Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Time Series Analysis (Econometric Theory)

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 6835

  24. Associate Professor Joe Hirschberg

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Applied Econometrics Techniques
    • Economic Applications of Cluster Analysis
    • Measuring Anti-Competitive Behaviour
    • Measuring Productivity
    • Quantitative Analysis of Tertiary Education
  25. Associate Professor Liana Jacobi

    Associate Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Bayesian Econometrics
    • Theoretical and applied econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 8177

  26. Dr Byeong-Hyeon Jeong

    Research Fellow - CMD

    Centre for Market Design

    • Microeconomic Theory
    • Matching Theory
    • Mechanism Design

    Department of Economics

  27. Associate Professor Zhuo Jin

    Associate Professor of Actuarial Studies, Program Director of Master of Commerce (Actuarial Studies), Honours Coordinator (Actuarial Studies)

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Stochastic optimal control
    • Actuarial science
    • Mathematical finance

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 4655

  28. Dr Aaron Kamm

    Research Fellow and Experimental Economics Laboratory Manager

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Experimental Economics
    • Political Economy
    • Public Economics

    Department of Economics

  29. Dr Wasana Karunarathne

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Asian Business and Economics
    Macroeconomics Research Unit
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Development Economics
    • Poverty and Income Inequality
    • Economics of Education

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 4866

  30. Nahid Khan

    Lecturer

    Economics

    • Economics Education
    • Development Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 3621

  31. Dr Laszlo Konya

    Teaching Specialist/Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    • Business Statistics
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 0355

  32. Dr May Li

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Computational Economics
    • Monetary Economics
    • Public Finance

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5316

  33. Professor Shuanming Li

    Professor of Actuarial Studies, Director, Centre for Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Mathematics (Risk models and Ruin Theory)

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 83445616

  34. Professor Simon Loertscher

    Professor of Economics & Director, Centre for Market Design

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design
    Economic Theory and Experiments Unit

    • Industrial Organization
    • Market Making
    • Mechanism and Market Design
    • Political Economics (Market Microstructure)

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5364

  35. Associate Professor Jenny Lye

    Associate Professor/Reader of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Theoretical Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7264

  36. Associate Professor Leslie Martin

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Environmental Economics
    • Energy Economics
    • Industrial Organisation
    • International Development
  37. Professor Vance Martin

    Chair of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Public Finance
    • Econometric Theory
    • Monetary & Financial Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5396

  38. Professor Phillip McCalman

    Chair of Economics

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 8134

  39. Dr Yusuf Mercan

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labor Economics
    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

  40. Associate Professor Joshua Miller

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Economic Theory and Experiments Unit
    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Behavioural Economics
    • Experimental Economics
    • Statistical and Experimental Methods
    • Microeconomic Theory
  41. Dr David Moreton

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7034

  42. Associate Professor Alexandru Nichifor

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Market design (matchings markets / auctions)
    • Game theory (assignment games)
    • Social networks
    • Social choice (rankings)

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-8344 7420

  43. Professor Nilss Olekalns

    President of Academic Board, Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5342

  44. Dr Mehmet Ozmen

    Teaching Specialist/Lecturer

    Econometrics

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Environmental Economics
    • Cultural Economics
    • Health Economics
    • Transport Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61390358912

  45. Dr Siqi Pan

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Asian Business and Economics
    Economic Theory and Experiments Unit
    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Market Design
    • Experimental & Behavioral Economics
    • Game Theory
    • Industrial Organization

    Department of Economics

    +61 452 615 282

  46. Dr Laura Panza

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    • Development Economics
    • Economic and social history of the Middle East
    • Economic history
  47. Professor Bruce Preston

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

  48. Associate Professor Roberto Raimondo

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Economic Theory and Experiments Unit

    • Microeconomics
    • Mathematical Economics
    • Mathematical Finance

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 4571

  49. Dr Mark Razhev

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 83449394

  50. Dr Maria Recalde

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Experimental Economics
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Development
  51. Professor Kalvinder Shields

    Program Director (PhD Economics)
    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomic Modelling

    Department of Economics

  52. Associate Professor Christopher Skeels

    Associate Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Econometric Theory
  53. Dr Rhonda Smith

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Industrial Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9884

  54. Professor Richard Smith

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

    • Econometric theory
    • Estimation and inference
    • Hypothesis testing
    • Model selection

    Department of Economics

    8344 9251

  55. Dr Faisal Sohail

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Firm Dynamics
  56. Dr Yong Song

    Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Bayesian Econometrics
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Empirical Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-83440997

  57. Dr Kevin Staub

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Econometrics Research Unit
    Melbourne Institute
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Applied Microeconomics
    • International Trade
  58. Dr Eik Leong Swee

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Asian Business and Economics
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Development Economics
    • Political Economy
    • Economics of Conflict
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +613 8344 5397

  59. Associate Professor John Tang

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Economic History
    • International Trade
    • Health Economics
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-90356158

  60. Dr Lawrence Uren

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labour Markets
    • Search Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7915

  61. Professor Jan van Ours

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

    • Labour Economics
    • Health Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9733

  62. Professor Tom Wilkening

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design
    Economic Theory and Experiments Unit
    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Microeconomics
    • Industrial Organisation
    • Development Economics & Asian Economics
    • Experimental Economics
    • Behavioural Economics
  63. Professor Jenny Williams

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Health Economics
    • Microeconometrics
    • Policy Evaluation
  64. Professor Steven Williams

    Deputy Head of Department
    Professor of Economics and Director (Research), Centre for Market Design

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Microeconomic theory
    • Mechanism design
    • Information economics
  65. Dr Tomasz Wozniak

    Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Econometrics
    • Multivariate Time Series Econometrics
    • Bayesian Inference
    • Macroeconometrics
    • Economic Forecasting
  66. Associate Professor Xueyuan Wu

    Associate Professor of Actuarial Studies, Program Director, Master of Actuarial Science and Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Matrix Analytical Methods
    • Ruin theory
    • Correlated risk models
    • Actuarial Studies

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7939

  67. Dr Andy Xiaosong Wu

    Research Fellow

    Economics

    • Industrial Organization
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

  68. Dr Jun Xiao

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Industrial Organization
    • Microeconomic Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 3161

  69. Associate Professor Rui Zhou

    Associate Professor of Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies
    Centre for Asian Business and Economics

    • Longevity/Mortality Risk Measurement and Management
    • Mortality Modelling and Forecasting
    • Longevity annuity
    • Weather Derivative

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 8719

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