Professor Fabrizio Carmignani
Fabrizio Carmignani is a Professor of Economics and Head of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics at Griffith University. He holds a PhD from Glasgow University. Between 2002 and 2008 he worked for the United Nations as chief economist of the Central African Office of the UN Economic Commission for Africa and first economist in the Trade Finance and Economic Development Division of the same Commission. He was also an economist in the Economic Analysis Division of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. In 2009 he joined the School of Economics of the University of Queensland and in 2012 he moved to Griffith University. He is also an Executive Director of the Economic Society of Australia (Qld Branch) and regularly works as a consultant to international institutions. His areas of expertise include macroeconomic policy, applied economics and econometrics, economic development and growth, natural resource economics, and conflict economics. He has published extensively in international academic journals and he often contributes commentaries and open editorials to Australian media on economic issues such as the state of the Australian and Queensland economy, the G20, and the European Debt Crisis.
Subject Area Expertise
Applied and empirical macroeconomics, business cycles and macroeconomic policy, economic development and growth, economics of conflict, political macroeconomics.