Dr Amir Arjomandi is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Business. His research interests are in Applied Economics, Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Environmental Economics, and Empirical Finance. Dr Arjomandi has been involved in a number of consulting activities related to regional SMEs in Australia and East Asia and also several joint research projects with national and international universities. Dr Arjomandi has received regional and national grants for his teaching and research projects and his works have been cited by several media outlets and Parliament of Australia (Senate reports). His works have been cited in national and international media including Thomson Reuters, Herald Sun and The Daily Telegraph.