Tim is a Senior Research Fellow in the Macroeconomics Research Program at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research in the University of Melbourne.His research interests are in applied macroeconometrics and macroeconomics. His current research focusses on macroprudential policy, quantifying the impact of forward guidance of monetary policy and modelling the Australian economy.
His past research has focussed on estimating output gaps in real time and modelling inflation and small open economies.Before joining the Melbourne Institute, Tim worked at the Reserve Bank of Australia for fourteen years in a variety of positions, including managing the section responsible for monitoring developments in the business and trade sectors as well as the macroeconomic modelling team.He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of New South Wales, a Graduate Diploma in Applicable Mathematics from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Bachelor of Economics with 1st Class Honours from the University of Adelaide.
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Macroeconomic Consequences of Terms of Trade Episodes, Past and Present
T Robinson, T Atkin, M Caputo, H Wang
Journal article | 2017 | Australian Economic History Review: an Asia-Pacific journal of economic, business and social history
The early-twenty first century saw Australia experience its largest and longest terms of trade boom. This paper places the most re..
The Australian Economy in 2016-17: Looking Beyond the Apartment Construction Boom
T Robinson, VH Nguyen, J Wang
Journal article | 2017 | The Australian Economic Review
The transition in the sources of growth away from the mining sector continued in 2015–2016. However, this transition was narrowly ..
Introduction to the Policy Forum: Macroeconomic Consequences of Macroprudential Policies
E Castelnuovo, G Lim, T ROBINSON
Journal article | 2016 | The Australian Economic Review
This policy forum summarises the proceedings of the 2015 Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meeting, which took place at the..
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Senior Research Fellow
Melbourne Institute Of Applied Economic And Social Research
Doctorate in Economics
University of New South Wales
Graduate Diploma in Applicable Mathematics
University of Technology Sydney
Bachelor of Economics (Honours First class)