Academic Staff

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  1. Associate Professor Reshad Ahsan

    Associate Professor of Economics & Program Director (Economics PhD Program)

    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

    Senior 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

    Senior 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. Professor David Byrne

    Professor of Economics & Deputy Director, Centre for Market Design

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-8344 3880

  9. Dr Enrique Calderin

    Senior Lecturer
    Program Director, Master of Actuarial Science and Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Studies
  10. Professor Marc Chan

    Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Labour Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 83449488

  11. Dr Ping Chen

    Senior Lecturer
    Program Director, Master of Commerce (Actuarial Studies), Honours Coordinator (Actuarial Studies)

    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 Master of Applied Econometrics)

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

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

    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

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Environmental Economics
    • Energy Economics
    • Political Economy
  16. Dr Alexandra De Gendre

    McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow

    Economics

    • Economics of education
    • Family Economics
    • Welfare and Social Security
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

  17. Professor Mei Dong

    Honours Coordinator
    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Monetary Economics
    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 1209

  18. Professor Chris Edmond

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • International Economics
    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary and Financial Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9733

  19. 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

  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 Dean (Engagement) Faculty of Business & Economics & 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. 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 Aaron Kamm

    Research Fellow and Experimental Economics Laboratory Manager

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Experimental Economics
    • Political Economy
    • Public Economics

    Department of Economics

  27. 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

  28. Nahid Khan

    Lecturer

    Economics

    • Economics Education
    • Development Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 3621

  29. Dr Laszlo Konya

    Teaching Specialist/Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    • Business Statistics
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 0355

  30. Associate Professor Han Li

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Mortality and Longevity Risk Management
    • Ageing and Retirement
    • Impact of Climate Change on Insurance Industry

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 834 45618

  31. Professor Shuanming Li

    Professor of Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Mathematics (Risk models and Ruin Theory)

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 83445616

  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 Simon Loertscher

    Professor of Economics & Director, Centre for Market Design

    Economics

    Economic Theory and Experiments Unit

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

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5364

  34. Associate Professor Jenny Lye

    Associate Professor/Reader of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Theoretical Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7264

  35. Associate Professor Leslie Martin

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

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

    Chair of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Time Series
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Econometric Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5396

  37. Professor Phillip McCalman

    Chair of Economics

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 8134

  38. Dr Yusuf Mercan

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labor Economics
    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

  39. 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
  40. Dr David Moreton

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7034

  41. 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

  42. Dr Mehmet Ozmen

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

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

    Department of Economics

    +61390358912

  43. Dr Siqi Pan

    Senior 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

  44. Associate Professor Laura Panza

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Econometrics

    • Development Economics
    • Economic and social history of the Middle East
    • Economic history
  45. Professor David Pitt

    Professor & Director, Centre for Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Statistics
    • Income Protection Insurance
    • Actuarial Modelling

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 4728

  46. Professor Bruce Preston

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

  47. 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

  48. Dr Maria Recalde

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

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

    Assistant Dean (Graduate Research) Faculty of Business & Economics and Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomic Modelling

    Department of Economics

  50. Dr Rhonda Smith

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Industrial Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9884

  51. Professor Richard Smith

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    8344 9251

  52. Dr Faisal Sohail

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Firm Dynamics
  53. Dr Yong Song

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Bayesian Econometrics
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Empirical Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-83440997

  54. Associate Professor Kevin Staub

    Associate Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    Econometrics Research Unit
    Melbourne Institute
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Applied Microeconomics
    • International Trade
  55. 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

  56. Associate Professor John Tang

    Associate Professor of Economics

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-90356158

  57. Dr Lawrence Uren

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labour Markets
    • Search Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7915

  58. Professor Jan van Ours

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

    • Labour Economics
    • Health Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9733

  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. Professor Jenny Williams

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

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

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Econometrics
    • Multivariate Time Series Econometrics
    • Bayesian Inference
    • Macroeconometrics
    • Economic Forecasting
  63. Dr Andy Xiaosong Wu

    Research Fellow

    Economics

    • Industrial Organization
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

  64. Associate Professor Xueyuan Wu

    Associate Professor of Actuarial Studies, Director, Graduate Research 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

  65. Dr Jun Xiao

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Industrial Organization
    • Microeconomic Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 3161

  66. 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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