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Associate Professor of Economics, University of Technology Sydney

Dr Gordon Menzies joined UTS as a Senior Lecturer in Economics in 2003 and is a member of the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (ANU). Since joining UTS he has developed a research program investigating rapid belief changes in markets, with Prof Daniel Zizzo at the University of East Anglia (UK). Together, they won the Arrow Senior Prize for the best paper in Berkeley Electronic Press in 2009 (

Since 2007 he has been the Deputy Director of the UTS Paul Woolley Centre for Capital Market Dysfunctionality. His main publications are in the areas of macroeconomics, trade and exchange rates. He has also published on the Economics of the Family, and on the cultural impact of the economic way of thinking.

Gordon completed a BEc(Hons) at the University of New England, after which he joined the Reserve Bank of Australia to work on the Bank's macroeconomic model. He won a Bank scholarship to study at the Australian National University, where he won the Robert Jones Prize for the best Masters student.

After a number of years working in the Reserve Bank of Australia in the Economic Research Department, he won a Commonwealth Scholarship to undertake a D Phil at Oxford University. His thesis was on the Asian Financial Crisis, focussing particularly on Indonesia.

Gordon Menzies is a Fellow of the Centre for Public Christianity.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Economics, University of Technology, Sydney