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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 and Macroeconomic Stabilisation in the New Normal


Recent Work:

McKibbin, W. & Panton, A. (2018). 25 Years of Inflation Targeting in Australia: Are there Better Alternatives for the next 25 Years?

McKibbin, W., Morris, A., Panton, A & Wilcoxen, P. (2017).Monetary Policy and Climate Change: Dealing with Disruption Brookings Energy Economics Project Discussion Paper

Employment history

Augustus is a Doctoral Student Associate and Research Assistant in the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy at the ANU. 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.

Augustus currently serves as Student Representative on the Crawford School’s Higher Degree Research (HDR) Committee.

Teaching Assistant (ANU Research School of Economics)

2017 Semester II: ECON8037 Financial Economics ECON1102 Macroeconomics 1

2018 Semester I: ECON2101 Microeconomics 2 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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