Members and affiliates

The CDES' members, student members and affiliates have extensive research expertise on issues concerning economic development and sustainability across most regions of the world, and especially Asia and the Pacific.

Alongside their academic contributions, many maintain active links with government departments, development agencies and NGOs.

Members

NamePositionDepartment
Klaus Abbink Professor Department of Economics
Klaus AckermannLecurerDepartment of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Heather Anderson Maureen Brunt Professor of Economics Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Simon Angus Associate Professor Department of Economics
Natalia BaileySenior LecturerDepartment of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Ayushi Bajaj Lecturer Department of Economics
Dyuti Banerjee Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Mita Bhattacharya Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Edward Buckingham Professor and Director of Engagement Monash Business School
Wenli Cheng Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Chongwoo Choe Professor Department of Economics
Silvio Contessi Senior Lecturer Department of Banking and Finance
Katy Cornwell Research Fellow Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Angela Cruz Lecturer Department of Marketing
Gaurav Datt Associate Professor Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability
Alice De Jonge Senior Lecturer Department of Business Law and Taxation
Giovanni Di Lieto Lecturer Bachelor of International Business
Qingyuan Du Lecturer Department of Economics
Ratbek Dzhumashev Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Piyadasa Edirisuriya Lecturer Department of Banking and Finance
Maame Esi Woode Research Fellow Centre for Health Economics
Richard Foster Industry Fellow Department of Banking and Finance
Lata Gangadharan Professor Department of Economics
Wayne Gumley Senior Lecturer Department of Business Law and Taxation
Gamini Herath Professor Department of Economics
Brett Inder Professor Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Asad Islam Associate Professor Department of Economics
Sisira Jayasuriya Professor Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability
Jun Sung Kim Lecturer Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Stephen King Professor Department of Economics
Claudio LabancaLecturerDepartment of Economics
Jeffrey LaFrance Professor Department of Economics
Paul Lajbcygier Associate Professor Department of Banking and Finance
Ingrid LandauLecturerDepartment of Business Law and Taxation
Andreas Leibbrandt Associate Professor Department of Economics
Anke Leroux Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Jakob Madsen Professor Department of Economics
Pushkar Maitra Professor Department of Economics
Felix Mavondo Professor Department of Marketing
Vinod Mishra Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Duncan Mortimer Associate Professor Centre for Health Economics
Solmaz Moslehi Lecturer Department of Economics
Jaai Parasnis Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Shrimal Perera Senior Lecturer Department of Banking and Finance
Laura Puzzello Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Birendra Rai Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Michaela Rankin Associate Professor Department of Accounting
Paul Raschky Associate Professor Department of Economics
Ranjan Ray Professor Department of Economics
Ummul Ruthbah Research Fellow Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability
Paulo Santos Lecturer Department of Economics
Satheesh Seenivasan Lecturer Department of Management
Abu Zafar Shahriar Senior Lecturer Department of Banking and Finance
Mervyn Silvapulle Professor Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Param Silvapulle Professor Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Russell Smyth Professor Department of Economics
Srinivas Sridharan Associate Professor Department of Marketing
Prabanga Thoradeniya Lecturer Department of Accounting
Farshid Vahid Professor Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Rebecca Valenzuela Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Liang Choon Wang Senior Lecturer Department of Economics
Michael Ward Professor Department of Economics
Siew Ling Yew Senior Lecturer Department of Economics

Student members

NamePositionDepartment
Eslam Afifi PhD Candidate / Teaching Associate Department of Marketing
Ashani Amarasinghe PhD Student Department of Economics
Sujak Bakir Teaching Associate Department of Marketing
Anwesha Bandyopadhyay PhD Student Department of Economics
Phoebe Cassamajor Masters Student Department of Economics
Udeni De Silva Perera PhD Student Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Vilas Gobin PhD Candidate Department of Economics
Abebe Hailemariam PhD Student Department of Economics
Marcia Kwaramba PhD Candidate Department of Marketing
Cun Liu PhD Student Department of Economics
Justin McKinley PhD Student Department of Economics
Vy Nguyen PhD Student Department of Economics
Lei Pan PhD Student Department of Economics
Julia Pham Undergraduate Student Department of Economics
Kushneel Prakash PhD Candidate Department of Economics
Anjan Saha Teaching Associate Department of Economics
Valarie Sands Teaching Associate Department of Management
Farhan Shazia PhD student Department of Banking and Finance
Michael Spencer PhD Candidate / Research Fellow Department of Business Law and Taxation
Tom Steel Student Department of Economics
Sakiba Tasneem PhD Student Department of Economics
My Minh Chau Tran PhD Student Department of Economics
Md Main Uddin PhD Student Department of Economics
Miethy Zaman PhD Student Department of Economics
Yifan Zhong PhD Candidate Department of Management
Naeema Zinia PhD Candidate Monash Sustainable Development Institute

Affiliates

NamePositionDepartment
Reshad Ahsan Senior Lecturer Department of Economics, University of Melbourne
Dharma Arunachalam Associate Professor Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Monash University
Sambit Bhattacharyya Reader (Associate Professor) in Economics Department of Economics, University of Sussex
Daniel Brent Assistant Professor Department of Economics, Louisiana State University
Paul Burke Fellow Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Vivek Chaudhri Associate Professor Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne
Long Chu Senior Lecturer Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Sabyasachi Das Post Doctoral Fellow Economics and Planning Unit, Indian Statistical Institute
Zack Dorner Lecturer Department of Economics, University of Waikato
Souvik Dutta Assistant Professor Economics and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Youjin Hahn Assistant Professor School of Economics, Yonsei University
Roland Hodler Professor Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen
Udith Jayasinghe-Mudalige Professor Department of Agribusiness Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Tahl Kestin Manager Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Brian McCaig Associate Professor Department of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
Kanika Mahajan Assistant Professor Department of Economics, Ashoka University
Shirin Malekpour Interdisciplinary Research Coordinator Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Chris Manning Honorary Associate Professor Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Miriam Marembo Research Assistant Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research
Rigissa Megalokonomou Lecturer School of Economics, University of Queensland
Nidhiya Menon Associate Professor Department of Economics, Brandeis University
Munirul Nabin Senior Lecturer Economics Department, Deakin University
Kanti Nuzhat Lecturer Department of Economics, North South University
Susan Olivia Senior Lecturer Department of Economics, University of Waikato
Joanna Poyago-Theotoky Professor Department of Economics and Finance, La Trobe University
Daniel Rosenblum Associate Professor Department of Economics, Dalhousie University
Zakaria Siddiqui Research Assistant Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Kompal Sinha Lecturer Department of Economics, Macquarie University
Diana Contreras Suarez Research Fellow Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne
Joseph Vecci Research Fellow Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Sarah Walker Lecturer School of Economics, University of New South Wales
Hee-Seung Yang Assistant Professor Korea Development Institute