Jerry Courvisanos

Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Federation University Australia

At the Federation Business School, Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat, Federation University Australia (and its predecessors) since 2003; Jerry’s basic research is centred on understanding the processes of innovation and their impact on investment spending, business cycles, sustainable development and the long-term development of businesses and the economy. This work informs applied research into innovation and entrepreneurial activity for regional and sustainable development. Jerry has published two sole author books, Investment Cycles in Capitalist Economies (Edward Elgar, 1996) and Cycles, Crises and Innovation: Path to Sustainable Development – A Kaleckian-Schumpeterian Synthesis (Edward Elgar, 2012). He is also leading editor of Reclaiming Pluralism in Economics (Routledge, 2016). He has published many articles in journals and books of readings.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Federation University Australia

Education

  • 1995 
    University of Newcastle, PhD in Economics