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Associate Professor George Tawadros

PositionAssociate Professor
College/PortfolioBusiness
School/DepartmentEconomics, Finance and Marketing
Phone99255510
CampusMelbourne City Campus
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Geaorge Tawadros is an active researcher and research supervisor in the area of Monetary Economics, Open-economy Macroeconomics, International Finance, and International Trade.

George Tawadros joined the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing in 2006. Prior to this, he was a Lecturer at Griffith University (Gold Coast Campus). His teaching responsibilities have been vast, and span a number of fields in Economics and Finance. George is an active researcher and research supervisor in the area of Monetary Economics, Open-economy Macroeconomics, International Finance, and International Trade, in which he has published and refereed a number of scholarly articles.

In 2009, George spent some time at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, accepting a visiting scholar position in the Office of Policy Analysis, and the Research Department (International Markets). He also spent some time at Case Western Reserve University, and John Carroll University, where he taught in their respective Masters programs.

George has received many teaching awards and accolades throughout the years. Over the course of his career, George has garnered a reputation of distinction and prominence amongst his professional peers and those with whom he has worked, for his outstanding academic skills. In 2013, he was appointed as the Deputy Head of School of Economics, at RMIT University.

As the Deputy Head of School for the Economics discipline, George is responsible for leading and managing the Economics team. His actvities include managing the day-to-day operations of the Economics discipline at RMIT University. George’s key activities also include learning and teaching, contributing to research and scholarship, and engaging with a variety of industry and professional bodies.

  • Certificate in University Teaching, Griffith Institute for Higher Education, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Business in Applied Economics, School of Applied Economics, Victoria University
  • Graduate Diploma in Advanced Economics, Department of Economics & Finance, La Trobe University
  • Master of Economics, Department of Economics & Finance, La Trobe University
  • Ph.D. in Economics & Commerce, Department of Economics, the University of Melbourne

View more outputs from this academic in the RMIT Research Repository

  • The nexus between equity markets and housing prices in Australia. Funded by: Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Research Grants 2016 from (2016 to 2016)
  • Monetary Policy Rules in Australia. Funded by: Australian Centre for Financial Studies Research Grants 2014 from (2014 to 2016)
  • The changing importance of country factors in international Equity Portfolio Diversification. Funded by: Australian Centre for Financial Studies Grant pre-2014 from (2011 to 2014)
  • An exploratory study in the pricing of credit default swaps. Funded by: Academic Research Grant from (2007 to 2007)

Note: Supervision projects since 2004
2 PhD Current Supervisions
7 PhD Completions

International Economics, International Monetary Economics, International Finance, International Trade, Open-Economy Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics.