Academic Staff

Our academics are recognised as leaders in Economics disciplines.

  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. Dr Ivan Balbuzanov

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • microeconomic theory

    Department of Economics

  4. Dr Victoria Baranov

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

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

    Lecturer

    Economics

    • Applied Microeconomics
    • Industrial Organization
  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

    +61 3 8344 5294

  7. Dr Enrique Calderin

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

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Studies
  8. Professor Efrem Castelnuovo

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labour Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Applied Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    83449488

  9. Dr Ping Chen

    Senior Lecturer

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Actuarial Studies

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 8053

  10. 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)
  11. Dr Michael Coelli

    Honours Coordinator (Economics)
    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 8586

  12. Dr Renaud Coulomb

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Environmental Economics
    • Energy Economics
    • Political Economy
  13. Professor David Dickson

    Professor of Actuarial Studies

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Recursive methods in risk theory
    • Renewal risk processes
    • Ruin theory
    • Actuarial Studies

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 4727

  14. Professor Robert Dixon

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Regional Economics
    • Marxian Economics

    Department of Adjunct and Honorary

    +61 3 8344 5352

  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. Dr Matthew Greenwood-Nimmo

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

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

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Monetary Economics
  22. Professor David Harris

    Head of Department
    Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Time Series Analysis (Econometric Theory)

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 6835

  23. 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
  24. 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

  25. Dr Zhuo Jin

    Senior Lecturer

    Actuarial Studies

    Centre for Actuarial Studies

    • Stochastic optimal control
    • Actuarial science
    • Mathematical finance

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 4655

  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. Associate Professor Shuanming Li

    Associate 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. Associate Professor Jenny Lye

    Associate Professor/Reader of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Theoretical Econometrics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7264

  33. 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

  34. Dr Leslie Martin

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

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

    Chair of Economics

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • International Trade

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 8134

  36. 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
  37. Dr Timothy Moore - On Leave

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Public Economics
    • Health Economics

    Department of Economics

  38. 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

  39. Professor Nilss Olekalns

    President of Academic Board, Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Applied Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 5342

  40. Dr Mehmet Ozmen

    Teaching Specialist/Lecturer

    Econometrics

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

    Department of Economics

    +61390358912

  41. Dr Laura Panza

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

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

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    • Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

  43. 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

  44. Dr Mark Razhev

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 83449394

  45. Dr Maria Recalde

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Experimental Economics Laboratory

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

    Program Director (PhD Economics)
    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomic Modelling

    Department of Economics

  47. Associate Professor Christopher Skeels

    Associate Professor of Econometrics

    Econometrics

    • Econometric Theory
  48. Dr Rhonda Smith

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    • Industrial Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9884

  49. Professor Richard Smith

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

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

    Department of Economics

    8344 9251

  50. Dr Faisal Sohail

    Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Firm Dynamics
  51. Dr Yong Song

    Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Bayesian Econometrics
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Empirical Macroeconomics

    Department of Economics

    +61-3-83440997

  52. Dr Kevin Staub

    Senior Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Econometrics Research Unit
    Melbourne Institute
    Trade and Development Research Unit

    • Applied Econometrics
    • Applied Microeconomics
    • International Trade
  53. 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

  54. Dr Lawrence Uren

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Macroeconomics Research Unit

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labour Markets
    • Search Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 7915

  55. Professor Jan van Ours

    Professorial Fellow

    Economics

    • Labour Economics
    • Health Economics

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 8344 9733

  56. 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
  57. Professor Jenny Williams

    Professor of Economics

    Economics

    Trade and Development Research Unit

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

    Lecturer

    Econometrics

    Bayesian Analysis and Modeling Research Group

    • Econometrics
    • Multivariate Time Series Econometrics
    • Bayesian Inference
    • Macroeconometrics
    • Economic Forecasting
  59. Dr Xueyuan Wu

    Senior Lecturer
    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

  60. Dr Jun Xiao

    Senior Lecturer

    Economics

    Centre for Market Design

    • Industrial Organization
    • Microeconomic Theory

    Department of Economics

    +61 3 9035 3161

  61. 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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