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Prof

Nilss Olekalns

Professor
Economics
social sciences
business & economics
economics
time-series
volatility
unit-root
models
applied economics
hypothesis
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Prof

Nilss Olekalns

 
Division
Business And Economics
 
Primary Interest
Applied Macroeconomics
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Prof

Nilss Olekalns

 

Professor Olekalns received his B.Ec. with Honours in economics from the University of Adelaide in 1982 and completed an M.Ec.

at the Australian National University in 1984. He was awarded his Ph.D. in economics in 1993 from LaTrobe University. He began teaching in the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne in 1994 where, for the last thirteen years, he has lectured to first year students in Macroeconomics. He has been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund, a guest lecturer at the Monetary Authority of Singapore and an invited lecturer for the Australian and New Zealand School of Government.
Professor Olekalns has published on a variety of macroeconomic topics including fiscal and monetary policies, exchange rates, output and inflation volatility, and interest rates. His papers have appeared in The Journal of Political Economy, The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Macroeconomics, The Journal of International Money and Finance, the Southern Economic Journal, The Economic Record, as well as many other international journals. He has also received numerous awards for his teaching including the inaugural Edward Wood Prize for Teaching Excellence. He is currently the Vice-President of Academic Board at the University of Melbourne.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2006

Carrick Award for Australian University Teaching for Programs that Enhance Learning, Assessment and Feedback

Carrick Foundation

2005

Dean's Certificate for Good Undergraduate Teaching

University of Melbourne

2004

Dean's Certificate for Good Undergraduate Teaching

University of Melbourne

2003

Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award

University of Melbourne

2003

Dean's Individual Award for Innovation in Teaching

University of Melbourne

2003

Universitas 21 Teaching Fellowship

University of Melbourne

2003

Dean's Certificate for Good Undergraduate Teaching

University of Melbourne

2003

Edward Brown Award for Excellence in Teaching

University of Melbourne

2000

Nominated by the University of Melbourne for the Australian Universities Teaching Committee's Australian Awards for University Teaching 2000-2001

University of Melbourne

1999

Dean's Group Award for Good Teaching and Teaching Innovation

University of Melbourne

1999

Best Paper Published in the Economic Record

Economic Record

1996

Best Paper Published in the Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics

Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Economics

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

La Trobe University

Master of Arts

University of Western Ontario

Master of Economics

The Australian National University

Bachelor of Economics

Adelaide University