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Dr Andrew Brennan

Dr Andrew Brennan Dr Andrew Brennan
Position Lecturer
Faculty Curtin Business School
School School of Economics & Finance
Department Department of Economics
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 402.507
Phone +618 92662868
Email Andrew.Brennan@cbs.curtin.edu.au

Brief Summary

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics and Finance, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. Conferred by Council on 04 December 2009.

Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) First Class Honours, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. Conferred by Council on 17 July 2002.

Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance), Curtin University of Technology,Perth, Australia.Conferred by Council on 06 August 2001.

Teaching

Economic Policy 302/506

Economic Principles 515

Economics 100

Global Money and Capital Markets 200

International Economics 311

International Economics ECO31

International Financial Economics 302

Microeconomics 200/500

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Research Fields

Economics

  • Economic Development and Growth
  • Health Economics
  • International Economics and International Finance
  • Ecological Economics
  • Heterodox Economics
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Research Interests

Getting to the root of the problem in the social and ecological political economy:

1. Critically evaluating measures of environmental and social welfare – Developing a more practical alternative to the Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare and the Genuine Progress Indicator (ISEW/GPI).

2. Historical specificity vis-à-vis long waves and institutional dynamics – What is the link between the cycles and degradation (or enhancement) of social and environmental welfare?

3. Systematic Theology – Comparing alternative worldviews – Providing concrete and coherent answers to questions about life’s deepest longings.

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Publications

2013

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Brennan, A. 2013. “A Critique of the Perceived Solid Conceptual Foundations of ISEW & GPI — Irving Fisher's Cognisance of Human-Health Capital in 'Net Psychic Income’.” Ecological Economics 88: 159-166.

2008

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Brennan, A. 2008. “Theoretical Foundations of Sustainable Economic Welfare Indicators — ISEW and Political Economy of the Disembedded System.” Ecological Economics 67 (1): 1-19.

2004

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Brennan, A. 2004. “Global Environmental Problems: Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss.” In Global Political Economy and the Wealth of Nations: Performance, Institutions, Problems and Policies, ed. O'Hara, Phillip Anthony, 245-266. London and New York: Routledge, Taylor and Fransis Group.
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