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University Associate, School of Economics and Finance, University of Tasmania

Graeme Wells teaches and publishes in a variety of areas in macroeconomics and economic policy. He has also held teaching and research positions at ANU and universities in Wellington, Oslo, Santa Barbara and Guelph. In addition to his academic work, Dr Wells has been a consultant to a variety of policy-making agencies such as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, The New Zealand Treasury, The Australian Treasury and EPAC. For a number of years was Co Editor of the journal 'Agenda', which provides a forum for debate on current policy issues in Australia and New Zealand.


  • 2013–present
    University Associate, University of Tasmania
  • 2004–2013
    Associate Professor in Economics and Finance, University of Tasmania
  • 1989–2004
    Reader in Economics , Australian National University
  • 1979–1989
    Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand


  • 1978 
    University of tasmania, PhD in Economics

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    D0019384 Household Mortgage Choice: Theoretical and Empirical Evidence
    Chief Investigator (with Mardi Dungey)
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Research Areas

  • Macroeconomics (Incl. Monetary And Fiscal Theory) (140212)
  • Time Series Analysis (140305)
  • Hobart, Tasmania
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