Eddie is a Professor in applied economics and quantitative methods and Sub-Dean (Research Students) in the Faculty of Business. Eddie's previous appointments include: tutor at La Trobe University (Bundoora), Head of School of Management at CSU, co-director of the Australian Centre for Co-operative Research and Development (ACCORD) and the Director of Graduate Studies at CSU. Eddie has over 25 years teaching experience in areas such as Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, Applied Econometrics, Business Forecasting, Business Research Methods, and Higher Degree research supervision. Eddie's expertise is applied econometrics with an emphasis on limited dependent variables, modelling markets for agricultural products and structural equation modelling applications to marketing and management.
Previous research interests have covered areas such as: modelling agricultural disequilibrium markets, hedonic wine pricing, bargaining in the coking coal trade, the demand for eggs, Australia's bilateral aid allocation, agricultural co-operatives, air-travel demand and marketing and HRM applications of structural equation modelling. Eddie has received external grant funding from organisations such as NSW Department of Fair Trading, RIRDC and NCVER and has conducted various consultancies for local businesses and regional councils.