Academic Staff

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  1. Dr Reshad Ahsan

    Senior Lecturer

    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. Dr Victoria Baranov

    Senior Lecturer

    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
  10. Professor Efrem Castelnuovo

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labour Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    83449488

  11. Dr Ping Chen

    Senior Lecturer

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Studies

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 8053

  12. Dr Daeha Cho

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5925

  13. 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)
  14. 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

  15. Dr Renaud Coulomb

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

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

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Monetary Economics
    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 1209

  17. Professor Chris Edmond

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • International Economics
    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary and Financial Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9733

  18. 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

  19. 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
  20. Professor John Freebairn

    Ritchie Chair of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Microeconomics
    • Policy Analysis (Taxation, Natural Resources)
  21. 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

  22. Associate Professor Matthew Greenwood-Nimmo

    Associate Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

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

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary Economics
  24. Professor David Harris

    Head of Department
    Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Time Series Analysis (Econometric Theory)

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 6835

  25. 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
  26. 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

  27. Dr Byeong-Hyeon Jeong

    Research Fellow - CMD

    Centre for Market Design

    • Microeconomic Theory
    • Matching Theory
    • Mechanism Design

    Department of Economics

  28. Dr Zhuo Jin

    Senior Lecturer
    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

  29. Dr Aaron Kamm

    Research Fellow and Experimental Economics Laboratory Manager

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Experimental Economics
    • Political Economy
    • Public Economics

    Department of Economics

  30. 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

  31. Nahid Khan

    Lecturer

    Economics

    • Economics Education
    • Development Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 3621

  32. Dr Laszlo Konya

    Teaching Specialist/Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 0355

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. Professor Johnny Li

    Professor of Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Longevity Risk Modelling
    • Financial Risk Management
    • Climate Change and Weather Derivatives
    • Law and Actuarial Science
    • Reverse Mortgages

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 6308

  36. 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

  37. Associate Professor Jenny Lye

    Associate Professor/Reader of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Theoretical Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7264

  38. 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

  39. Dr Leslie Martin

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Environmental Economics
    • Energy Economics
    • Industrial Organisation
    • International Development
  40. Professor Phillip McCalman

    Chair of Economics

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 8134

  41. Dr Yusuf Mercan

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labor Economics
    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

  42. 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
  43. Dr David Moreton

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7034

  44. Dr Alexandru Nichifor

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-8344 7420

  45. Professor Nilss Olekalns

    President of Academic Board, Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5342

  46. Dr Mehmet Ozmen

    Teaching Specialist/Lecturer

    Econometrics

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

    Department of Economics

    +61390358912

  47. 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

  48. Dr Laura Panza

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

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

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

  50. 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

  51. Dr Mark Razhev

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 83449394

  52. Dr Maria Recalde

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

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

    Program Director (PhD Economics)
    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomic Modelling

    Department of Economics

  54. Associate Professor Christopher Skeels

    Associate Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Econometric Theory
  55. Dr Rhonda Smith

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Industrial Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9884

  56. Professor Richard Smith

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    8344 9251

  57. Dr Faisal Sohail

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Firm Dynamics
  58. Dr Yong Song

    Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Bayesian Econometrics
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Empirical Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-83440997

  59. Dr Kevin Staub

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Econometrics Research Unit
    Melbourne Institute
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Applied Microeconomics
    • International Trade
  60. 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

  61. Dr John Tang

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-90356158

  62. Dr Lawrence Uren

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labour Markets
    • Search Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7915

  63. Professor Jan van Ours

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

    • Labour Economics
    • Health Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9733

  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. Professor Jenny Williams

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Health Economics
    • Microeconometrics
    • Policy Evaluation
  67. Dr Tomasz Wozniak

    Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Econometrics
    • Multivariate Time Series Econometrics
    • Bayesian Inference
    • Macroeconometrics
    • Economic Forecasting
  68. 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

  69. Dr Andy Xiaosong Wu

    Research Fellow

    Economics

    • Industrial Organization
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

  70. Dr Jun Xiao

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Industrial Organization
    • Microeconomic Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 3161

  71. Dr. Rui Zhou

    Senior Lecturer

    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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