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Dr Jan Libich Senior Lecturer - Macroeconomics, Economics

Jan Libich joined the Department of Economics and Finance, La Trobe University in July 2005. Prior to this appointment he completed his PhD at the School of Economics, University of New South Wales in Sydney and earlier degrees at the Prague School of Economics. He was a Research Associate, Centre for Applied Microeconomic Analysis, ANU (Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks section).

Jan's research focuses on macroeconomic topics, primarily monetary and fiscal policies, as well as microeconomic areas of game theory and sports economics. In addition to authoring a book on economic policy and co-authoring two best-selling textbooks, he has published two dozen papers in academic journals including European Journal of Political Economy, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Economic Modelling, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics and Journal of Sports Economics.

Over the past decade Jan has presented his research at over 100 seminars and conferences. This included the 2008 and 2012 American Economic Association meetings, high-profile universities (such as George Mason and London School of Economics), influential policy institutions such the International Monetary Fund and nine central banks (e.g. the European Central Bank, the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Reserve Bank of Australia).

Jan is also a dedicated teacher who has received a number of awards for his contributions to students' learning.

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