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Professor of Economics and Finance, Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, University of Tasmania

Mardi teaches and researches empirical macroeconomics and finance with a particular interest in small open economies. She is a member of the CAMA Shadow Board.

She has held positions at La Trobe University, ANU and the University of Cambridge as well as the Reserve Bank of Australia. Mardi Was previously Deputy Director Research of the Centre for Financial Analysis and Policy at the University of Cambridge and the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis at ANU.

Research interests concern measuring the effects international shocks on small open economies. In this stream Mardi has research interests in the transmission of financial crises and contagion across asset types and geographical borders, in the financial market microstructure and in the construction of models of small open economies.


  • 2008–present
    Professor of Economics and Finance, University of Tasmania,
  • 2005–2008
    Deputy Director, Centre for Financial Analysis and Policy, Cambridge University,
  • 2000–2005
    Senior Research Fellow, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University
  • 1998–2000
    Lecturer, School of Business, LaTrobe University
  • 1989–1993
    Analyst, International Department, Reserve Bank of Australia,


  • 1998 
    Australian National University, PhD
  • 1988 
    University of Tasmania, BEc(Hons)

Research Areas

  • Financial Econometrics (150202)
  • Financial Institutions (Incl. Banking) (150203)
  • Applied Economics (1402)
  • Time Series Analysis (140305)
  • Macroeconomics (Incl. Monetary And Fiscal Theory) (140212)