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Professor, Centre of Policy Studies and the Impact Project, Victoria University

Professor James Giesecke is the Director of the Centre of Policy Studies at Victoria University. Prior to his current position he was Professor and Deputy Director of CoPS at Monash University (2012-14). His research is in the development of large-scale multi-regional and national computable general equilibrium (CGE) models, and the application of these models to the analysis of the determinants of economic growth and structural change, forecasting, and policy analysis. He has published over fifty papers in peer-reviewed journals and edited books on these topics, and has over twenty-five years of experience applying economic models to diverse domestic and international public policy questions through contract research engagements with government.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Centre of Policy Studies


  • 2001 
    University of Adelaide, PhD, School of Economics

Research Areas

  • Economic Models And Forecasting (140303)
  • Urban And Regional Economics (140218)