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Visiting Fellow, QUT Business School, Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Mark McGovern lectured in international economics, industry analysis, finance for international business and many other subjects at QUT. Funded industry research projects have included work for Queensland Main Roads on Financing Transport Infrastructure and for South West Natural Resource Management on Agricultural Viability.

Mark’s long term research interest is in industry and regional development in open economies. He has particularly researched debt-income links and financial crisis dynamics in recent years and actively engaged with industry and government on these issues.

As an applied economist with experience over many industries and districts, he draws from theoretical areas of regional, industry and international economics; impact analysis; and economics more generally.

Mark has convened a number of summits and seminars to promote dialogues on matters of importance to the Queensland and Australian economies.


  • 1989–present
    Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology

Research Areas

  • Applied Economics (1402)
  • Urban And Regional Economics (140218)