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Economics

Dr Shiro Armstrong

(Crawford School of Public Policy)

The Japanese and Chinese economy; Japan-China economic relations; East Asia regional economy 

Professor Jenny Corbett

(Crawford School of Public Policy )

 Professor Jenny Corbett is Distinguished Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.  She was Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Research Training) from 2012 to 2016.  Before that she was the Executive Director of the Australia-Japan Research Centre, at the Crawford School  from 2005 to 2012.  She is also Reader in the Economy of Japan at the University of Oxford where she has taught since 1983, a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR, London) and a Research Associate of the Centre for Japanese Economy and Business at Columbia University.  She has a PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan.   Her research centres on current macro-economic and financial policy issues in Japan, regional financial integration and regulation of cross-border financial flows.  She has written on financial crisis and financial system design since the early 1990s, covering developments in Eastern Europe in the early 90s and Asia and Japan in the late 1990s.  She has been a consultant to the Asian Development Bank, the OECD, the World Bank and the European Commission and has directed research projects for the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) on economic policy issues in the East Asia Summit group of countries.  She is a member of the Australia New Zealand Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee which comments on current developments in financial and monetary policy.  In 2014 she was awarded the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon.   

Dr Creina Day

(Crawford School of Public Policy)

Japanese fertility; economic demography (including population ageing); economic growth (including R&D-based growth); macroeconomic theory; resource economics. 

Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale

(Crawford School of Public Policy)

Asia Pacific economic integration; international trade and economic policy; Japanese economy and economic policy; foreign direct investment; East Asia's and China's trade and transformation.

Associate Professor Pierre van der Eng

(Crawford School of Public Policy)

Long-term economic development in Southeast Asia; Business history and company organisation and strategy in Australia and Southeast Asia, particularly of Japanese firms and their subsidiaries; Japanese competition in Australia's electronics industry 1960s-1980s. 

Professor Ippei Fujiwara

(Crawford School of Public Policy)

Macroeconomic theory; international economics and international finance; macroeconomics (including monetary and fiscal theory).

Professor Warwick McKibbin

(Crawford School of Public Policy)

Economics; macroeconomics (including Japanese macroeconomics); public economics; international economics; international finance; environment and resource economics

Dr John Tang

(Research School of Economics)

Economic history (particularly Japanese economic history); economic growth; international economics; applied microeconomics; environmental economics

Dr Ying Xu

(Crawford School of Public Policy)

Banking; foreign bank entry; international economics; economic growth; Foreign Direct Investment; Asia-Pacific economies


PhD Students

Eddie Chi Leung Cheung

Essays in Banking and Finance (Chair of panel: Professor Jenny Corbett)

Luke Meehan

The link between financial markets and real investment in Japan (Chair of panel: Professor Jenny Corbett)

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