ESA National Economic Panel Polls
| Author's Name: Tony Makin|
Date: Tue 12 Feb 2019
Professor Tony Makin
Tony Makin, Professor of Economics at Griffith University, holds a PhD from the Australian National University, Arts and Economics (Hons 1) degrees from the University of Queensland, and has previously lectured at the National University of Singapore, the University of Queensland and in the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) program.
His field of expertise is international macroeconomics and public finance and has previously served as an International Consultant Economist with the International Monetary Fund and as a senior economist in the Australian federal departments of Finance, The Treasury and Prime Minister and Cabinet. He has also been Australian convener of the structural issues group of the Pacific Economic Co-operation Council (PECC) and Director of the APEC Study Centre at Griffith University.
He has published widely on Australian and international macroeconomic policy issues and is the author of The Limits of Fiscal Policy, International Money and Finance, Global Finance and the Macroeconomy and Global Imbalances, Exchange Rates and Stabilization Policy, as well as many journal papers and book chapters. Publications available at
Over the years, he has also written for The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, Australian Outlook, and The Conversation.
Subject Area Expertise
International macroeconomics, fiscal and monetary policy, public debt, exchange rates, competitiveness, productivity, economic growth, foreign investment, APEC and G20.