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Professor, Monash University

Stephen King is a Professor of Practice in Economics and former Dean at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He is also a Commissioner with the Australian Productivity Commission.

Prior to joining Monash University, Stephen was a Member of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Before that, he was a Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne and a Professor of Management (Economics) at the Melbourne Business School.

Stephen’s main areas of expertise are in competition economics, regulation and industrial organization. He was presiding Commissioner on the Productivity Commission's mental health Inquiry. He has also been a Commissioner on the Productivity Commission's airports Inquiry, Inquiry into competition in financial services, maritime logistics Inquiry and human services Inquiry.


  • 2012–present
    Professor of Economics, Monash University
  • 2009–2011
    Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University
  • 2004–2009
    Member, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, ACCC
  • 1998–2005
    Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Melbourne


  • 1991 
    Harvard University, Ph.D
  • 1989 
    Harvard University, Master of Arts
  • 1987 
    Monash University, Master of Economics
  • 1985 
    ANU, B.Ec. (Hon)

Research Areas

  • Industry Economics And Industrial Organisation (140209)
  • Economic Theory (1401)