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Professor Helen Cabalu

Professor Helen Cabalu joined the School of Economics and Finance through the Area of Research Excellence in Oil and Gas Management (OGM) in January 2008. She was appointed Head of School in March 2012.

At the OGM, Helen’s main areas of research include international trade policy in the the primary (resource) sector, economic (CGE) modelling, competition policy and regulation in Asia-Pacific economies.

Helen’s previous research has encompassed a wide range of topics in the area of international trade policy (especially in respect of ASEAN and developing countries and in the light of changing World Trade Organisation deliberations), competition policy at the national and international levels, resource economics with major international economics component, macroeconomic policy of economies in East Asia and Australia, the impact of the Asian economic crisis of 1997 and its aftermath, corporate governance reforms in Asia, higher education policy in Australia, and macroeconomic issues concerning the Philippine economy.

She has published in a number of academic journals including: Applied Economics, Advances in Financial Economics, Australian Economic Review, Economic Papers, Global Economy Journal, Journal of Economic Integration, Policy, and the Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business. She has also written a number of books/chapters in books and government reports.