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Augustus Panton



BBA in Accounting and Economics (Summa Cum Laude/University Medal), University of Liberia

Master of Commerce-Financial Economics (First Class Distinction), OU

Master of Int’l Economics and Finance, The University of Queensland.

Contact details

PhD programme

PhD (Economics), Crawford School of Public Policy

Supervisor(s) and panel members

Topic title

Essays on Monetary Policy Regimes and Climate Change

Topic description

My research is focused on the monetary policy implications of climate change and alternative climate policy regimes, investigating how climate-induced shocks and the associated relative price changes affect optimal monetary policy outcomes under different monetary policy rules.


Recent Work:

Monetary Policy and Climate Change: Dealing with Disruption
Also published as a CAMA Working Paper

Employment history

Augustus is a Doctoral Student Associate at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis at the ANU and a Research Assistant for Prof. Warwick McKibbin. Prior to coming to ANU, Augustus worked as an Economist in the Research, Policy & Planning Department at the Central Bank of Liberia. Before then, he worked with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (Liberia) as Economist and as Principal Risk Management Officer at the Ministry of Finance (Liberia). He provided consulting services, at various times, for the International Finance Corporation/World Bank and the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission. His most recent consultancy engagement was with the Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C., USA) on the monetary policy implications of a US carbon tax policy.

Teaching Assistant (ANU Research School of Economics)

2017 Semester II: ECON8037 Financial Economics

2017 Semester II: ECON1102 Macroeconomics 1

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific. J.G. Crawford Building No. 132 Lennox Crossing. The Australian National University Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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