Professor of Economics, University of Melbourne
Professor Bruce Preston joined the University of Melbourne in 2015. Prior to this, he held positions at Monash University, the Australian National University and Columbia University. He was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow, 2014-2017.
Bruce earned a PhD in Economics from Princeton University (2003) and is an Associate Editor at the European Economic Review and the Journal of Applied Econometrics. His research primarily concerns monetary and fiscal policy. He has publish in various international journals, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Literature, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Econometrics.
May 20, 2020 15:51 pm UTC| Economy
As Australia begins to relax its COVID-19 restrictions there is understandable debate about how quickly that should proceed, and whether lockdowns even made sense in Australia in the first place. The sceptics arguing...