Mita Bhattacharya

Giovanni Caggiano

  • Giovanni was featured in "How to Boost Australian Jobs: Construction and Manufacturing", Monash Business School Impact, 10 June 2020.

Gaurav Datt

  • Gaurav Datt was interviewed by SBS Hindi, broadcast on September 2, 2020.

Gennadi Kazakevitch

Vinod Mishra

Paul Raschky

  • Has been named the field leader in Economics in the Australian Special report.
  • The Department of Economics at Monash is named the lead institution. "They are the researchers with the highest number of citations from papers published in the last five years in the 20 top journals in their field. In each field we also name Australia’s top research institution, the one with the most citations in the top 20 journals in the field in the last five years."

Yves Zenou

Mita Bhattacharya

The following article is listed within the most cited articles published since 2017, extracted from Scopus:

  • Bhattacharya, M., Churchill, S. A., & Paramati, S. R. (2017). The dynamic impact of renewable energy and institutions on economic output and CO2 emissions across regions. Renewable Energy, 111, 157-167.

Sascha Becker

  • Sascha was invited as guest editor for the inaugural Quarterly Digest onForced Displacement by the World Bank/UNHCR Joint Data Centre (JDC). He had to select recent research on the long-term consequences of forced displacement and highlight some salient themes in his editorial note. The Quarterly Digest can be accessed here.
  • He received an 'Excellence in Refereeing Award' from the Review of Economic Studies:
  • Sascha also gave the following webinars:
    • Quantitative History Webinar, Hong Kong University
    • Deakin University, Melbourne
    • UWA Perth
    • U Javeriana Bogota
    • APEN Workshop Melbourne
    • UCL/Oxford Webinar on Comparative Economics
    • Goethe-University Frankfurt

Giovanni Caggiano

Giovanni has given the following webinars:

  • Bank of Lithuania, 24 July 2020. Title of the talk 'Financial Uncertainty and Real Activity: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly'
  • Centre for Applied Economic Analysis, ANU, 17 June 2020. Title of the talk: 'Financial Uncertainty and Real Activity: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly'

Gaurav Datt

  • Guarav Datt has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the Indian Economic Review, Journal of the Delhi School of Economics, published by Springer.
  • The discussion paper, 'Missing women in China and India over seven decades: an analysis of birth and mortality data from 1950 to 2020', was presented at the Department of Economics, Monash Business School, Discussion paper number 12/20, jointly with Cun Liu and Russell Smyth.

Jonathan Levy

Jonathan has recently joined the Department as a postdoc working with Lata Gangadharan, Erte Xiao and Phil Grossman.

Jonathan is a recent PhD from UTS. His main research interests are in the field of applied microeconomic theory and experimental economics. He has a particular interest in understanding how different economic policies affect organisational behaviour. Here is his personal website:

His personal interests include playing table tennis (used to play competitively) and football. He also enjoys playing the piano.

When we return to our offices, he will have office space at Clayton.

Welcome Jonathan!

Symposia on Behavioral Economics of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Experimental Economics and the Journal of the Economic Science Association will publish parallel Symposia focused on COVID-19.

Topics could include various methodological issues associated with running experiments during a pandemic, some new software (provided it is tested/validated), natural experiments involving the pandemic, effects on behavior, productivity and diversity, as well as experimental evaluations of epidemiological models and their assumptions.

In line with the scopes and aims of the respective journals, longer articles and those addressing fundamental research questions should be directed to Experimental Economics, while shorter articles and replications should be directed to JESA. The editors of Experimental Economics can suggest a transfer to JESA if they see this as a better fit.

At JESA, we particularly welcome replications of well-known experiments in non- laboratory settings, including failed replications, as well as papers discussing the problems that might arise when transiting to a non-laboratory environment, and the issue of linking data collected in the laboratory, online and in the field.

The deadline for submission is 15 December 2020. However, we welcome submissions at any point to the submission deadline and they will be evaluated as soon as they are submitted and published online as soon as they are accepted. We plan the Symposia to appear in an issue in late 2021/early 2022 and to consist of 6-7 papers.

Papers should be submitted using the Experimental Economics and JESA submission portals, selecting the Symposium as the submission type.

Please do not hesitate to contact any of the editors should you have questions regarding these Symposia.

We look forward to reading your manuscripts.

Experimental Economics and JESA

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