Academic Staff

Our academics are recognised as leaders in Economics disciplines.

  1. Associate Professor Reshad Ahsan

    Program Director - Economics PhD Program

    Economics

    • International Trade
    • Development Economics
    • Political Economy

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 8147 Email rahsan@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  2. Dr Georgy Artemov

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 7029 Email gartemov@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  3. Professor Benjamin Avanzi

    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

    Phone number +61 3 8344 8667 Email b.avanzi@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  4. Associate Professor Ivan Balbuzanov

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Microeconomic theory

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61383449795 Email ivan.balbuzanov@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Development
    • Behavioural Economics
    • Health Economics
    • Psychology and Economics
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5292 Email victoria.baranov@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  5. Dr Aaron Barkley

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Applied Microeconomics
    • Industrial Organization

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 0589 Email aaron.barkley@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  6. 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

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5294 Email jib@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  7. Dr James Bugden

    Senior Lecturer (Education Focused)

    Economics

    • Housing
    • Price Indices
    • Industrial Organisation
    • Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

    Email bugdenj@unimelb.edu.au
  8. Professor David Byrne

    Deputy Head of Department
    Deputy Director, Centre for Market Design

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61-3-8344 3880 Email byrned@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 8176 Email enrique.calderin@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  10. Dr Michelle Escobar Carias

    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

    Economics

    • Development Economics
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Health Economics
    • Applied Microeconomics
    • Environmental Economics

    Department of Economics

    Email michelle.escobarcarias@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Labour Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 83449488 Email marc.chan@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  11. Associate Professor Ping Chen

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

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Studies

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 8053 Email pche@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  12. Dr Yuyu Chen

    Lecturer

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Risk Aggregation
    • Risk Management
    • Dependence Modelling

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 83445928 Email yuyu.chen@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  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)

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5298 Email andrew.clarke@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  14. Associate Professor Michael Coelli

    Deputy Head of Department

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 8586 Email mcoelli@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  15. Dr Svetlana Danilkina

    Senior Lecturer
    (Education Focused)

    Economics

    • Microeconomic Theory

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 90358041 Email sdanilki@unimelb.edu.au
  16. Dr Alexandra De Gendre

    McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    Email a.degendre@unimelb.edu.au
  17. Professor Mei Dong

    Honours Coordinator

    Economics

    • Monetary Economics
    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 1209 Email mei.dong@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  18. Professor Nisvan Erkal

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design,Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Experimental Economics
    • Industrial Organization

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 3307 Email n.erkal@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  19. 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

    Email ross.garnaut@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  20. Associate Professor Matthew Greenwood-Nimmo

    Associate Dean (Engagement) Faculty of Business & Economics

    Econometrics

    • Monetary Policy Rules
    • Computational Statistics
    • Minsky Moments & Financial Contagion

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5354 Email matthew.greenwood@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  21. Dr James Hansen

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary Economics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 2142 Email james.hansen@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  22. Professor David Harris

    Chair of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Time Series Analysis (Econometric Theory)

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 6835 Email harris.d@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Applied Econometrics Techniques
    • Economic Applications of Cluster Analysis
    • Measuring Anti-Competitive Behaviour
    • Measuring Productivity
    • Quantitative Analysis of Tertiary Education

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5273 Email j.hirschberg@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Bayesian Econometrics
    • Theoretical and applied econometrics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 8177 Email ljacobi@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  23. Dr Wasana Karunarathne

    Lecturer (Education Focused)

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 4866 Email lakminik@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  24. Nahid Khan

    Lecturer (Education Focused)

    Economics

    • Economics Education
    • Development Economics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 3621 Email nsk@unimelb.edu.au
  25. Dr Laszlo Konya

    Senior Lecturer (Education Focused)

    Econometrics

    • Business Statistics
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 0355 Email l.konya@unimelb.edu.au
  26. Professor James Kung

    Griffin Chair in Economic History

    Economics

    • Comparative Historical Development
    • Political Economy - China

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 83447237 Email james.kung@unimelb.edu.au
  27. Professor Shuanming Li

    Professor of Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Mathematics (Risk models and Ruin Theory)

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 83445616 Email shli@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  28. Dr May Li

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit,Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Computational Economics
    • Monetary Economics
    • Public Finance

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5316 Email shuyunl@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  29. Associate Professor Han Li

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Asian Business and Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 834 45618 Email han.li@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  30. Dr Laura Liu

    Research Fellow & Lab Manager

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Experimental Economics
    • Behavioural Economics
    • Contest and Auction Design
    • Industrial Organization

    Department of Economics

    Email yang.liu@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  31. 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

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5364 Email simonl@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Applied Econometrics
    • Theoretical Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 7264 Email jnlye@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Environmental Economics
    • Energy Economics
    • Industrial Organisation
    • International Development

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5312 Email leslie.martin@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  32. Professor Phillip McCalman

    Head of Department
    & Chair of Economics

    Economics

    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 8134 Email mccalman@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  33. Professor Joshua Miller

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Behavioural Economics
    • Experimental Economics
    • Statistical and Experimental Methods
    • Microeconomic Theory

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 1014 Email joshua.miller@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  34. Dr David Moreton

    Lecturer (Education Focused)

    Economics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 7034 Email dmoreton@unimelb.edu.au
    • Market design (matchings markets / auctions)
    • Game theory (assignment games)
    • Social networks
    • Social choice (rankings)

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61-3-8344 7420 Email nichifor@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  35. Dr Mehmet Ozmen

    Senior Lecturer (Education Focused)

    Econometrics

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61390358912 Email mehmet.ozmen@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  36. Dr Siqi Pan

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 452 615 282 Email siqi.pan@unimelb.edu.au
    • Development Economics
    • Economic and social history of the Middle East
    • Economic history

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 9732 Email laura.panza@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  37. Professor David Pitt

    FBE - BCom Program Director & Director, Centre for Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Statistics
    • Income Protection Insurance
    • Actuarial Modelling

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 4728 Email david.pitt@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +613 83449824 Email bruce.preston@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Microeconomics
    • Mathematical Economics
    • Mathematical Finance

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 4571 Email rraim@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  38. Associate Professor Maria Recalde

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Experimental Economics
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Development

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 7642 Email maria.recalde@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  39. Professor Kalvinder Shields

    Assistant Dean (Graduate Research) Faculty of Business & Economics

    Economics

    • Macroeconomic Modelling

    Department of Economics

    Email k.shields@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  40. Dr Rhonda Smith

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Industrial Economics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 9884 Email rhondals@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  41. Dr Faisal Sohail

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Macroeconomics
    • Firm Dynamics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 6716 Email faisal.sohail@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  42. Associate Professor Yong Song

    Associate Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Bayesian Econometrics
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Empirical Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61-3-83440997 Email yong.song@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  43. Associate Professor Kevin Staub

    Econometrics

    Melbourne Institute

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Applied Microeconomics
    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 3776 Email kevin.staub@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Distribution Regression
    • Machine Learning
    • Policy Design
    • Policy Evaluation

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 83449895 Email sami.stouli@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
    • Development Economics
    • Political Economy
    • Economics of Conflict
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +613 8344 5397 Email eswee@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  44. Dr Jonathan Thong

    Lecturer
    (Education Focused)

    Economics

    • Financial Econometrics
    • Time Series Analysis
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 83449699 Email jonathan.thong@unimelb.edu.au
  45. Dr Lawrence Uren

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labour Markets
    • Search Theory

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 7915 Email luren@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  46. Professor Tom Wilkening

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design,Experimental Economics Laboratory

    • Microeconomics
    • Industrial Organisation
    • Development Economics & Asian Economics
    • Experimental Economics
    • Behavioural Economics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 7027 Email tom.wilkening@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  47. Professor Steven Williams

    Director (Research), Centre for Market Design

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Microeconomic theory
    • Mechanism design
    • Information economics

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 4639 Email steven.williams@unimelb.edu.au
    • Health Economics
    • Microeconometrics
    • Policy Evaluation

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 7530 Email jenny.williams@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  48. Dr Tomasz Wozniak

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 5310 Email tomasz.wozniak@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  49. Associate Professor Xueyuan Wu

    Director, Graduate Research in Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

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

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 7939 Email xueyuanw@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  50. Dr Andy Xiaosong Wu

    Lecturer

    Economics

    • Industrial Organization
    • Applied Microeconomics

    Department of Economics

    Email andy.wu1@unimelb.edu.au
  51. Dr Jun Xiao

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Industrial Organization
    • Microeconomic Theory

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 9035 3161 Email jun.xiao@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert
  52. Dr Guo Yan

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    • Econometrics Theory
    • Machine Learning
    • Applied Microeconometrics

    Department of Economics

    Email yan.g@unimelb.edu.au
    • Longevity/Mortality Risk Measurement and Management
    • Mortality Modelling and Forecasting
    • Longevity annuity
    • Weather Derivative

    Department of Economics

    Phone number +61 3 8344 8719 Email rui.zhou@unimelb.edu.au Find an Expert Find an Expert

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