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Professor Tony Makin


  • Bio/Profile
  • Academic Qualifications

    •           PhD, Economics, Australian National University,1993.
    •           Master of Economics, Australian National University, 1986.
    •           Bachelor of Economics, First Class Honours, University of Queensland, 1984.
    •           Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland, 1975. Asian Studies and Social Sciences.

    Prizes And Awards

    •  G.S.L. Tucker Prize, Australian National University, 1986.
    •  C.R. Kelly Award, Federal Parliament of Australia, 1993.
    •         Commonwealth Postgraduate Award, Australian National University, 1987.

    Research Interests and Profile

    •       Member, National Economic Panel, Economic Society of Australia, 2015- present
    • ResearchGate score 29 (in top 15% worldwide); RePEc (in top 20%).

    Academic Experience
    Professor of Economics, Griffith University 2005-present; Director, APEC Study Centre, Griffith University, 2014-2020; Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore2015; International Consultant Economist IMF Singapore Regional Training Institute, 2003 – 2004; Senior Lecturer/Reader/Associate Professor, University of Queensland, 1989?2004; Lecturer, University of Canberra, 1987?1989.

    Professional Experience
    Senior Economist, Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Canberra, 1987?1989; Senior Economist, Australian Treasury Department, Canberra, 1984?1986; Finance Officer, Australian Department of Finance, Canberra, 1981?1984; Graduate Economist, Australian Department of Trade, Canberra, 1980-1981; Assessor, Australian Taxation Office, Brisbane, Canberra, 1978-1980.


    Books: The Limits of Fiscal Policy (Springer), International Money and Finance (Routledge), Global Finance and the Macroeconomy (Palgrave), Global Imbalances, Exchange Rates and Stabilization Policy (Palgrave).

    Journal Articles:  Over 120 peer reviewed articles in Australian and international journals including Journal of International Money and Finance, World Economy, Economic Modelling, International Review of Economics and Finance, Empirical Economics, Applied Economics, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Economic Record, Economic Analysis and Policy.

    Book Chapters:  Over 25 chapters with leading publishers, including Springer, Routledge, Edward Elgar, World Scientific.