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Augustus Panton

Research School of Economics

Position: Associate Lecturer in Economics
Email: Augustus.Panton@anu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 612 51830
Office: Room 2062B, Copland Bld (24)

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Master of Int’l Economics and Finance, The University of Queensland; Master of Commerce-Financial Economics (First Class Distinction), Osmania University; BBA in Accounting and Economics (Summa Cum Laude/University Medal), University of Liberia.


Augustus Panton is an Associate Lecturer in Economics in the Research School of Economics, and is completing his PhD in Economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy’s Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis. Augustus is also, an Adam Smith Fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center and a Research Student Affiliate with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research. Augustus’ research focuses on designing optimal monetary policy towards macroeconomic stabilization in an environment characterized by climatic disruptions and heightened financial stability risks. Prior to joining ANU, Augustus worked as an Economist at the Central Bank of Liberia and the Liberian Ministry of Commerce & Industry as well as the Head of the Trade Facilitation Division at the Liberian Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. He has provided consulting services for several international organisations, including the World Trade Organization, the International Trade Centre, and the Brookings Institution. Augustus’s research is cited by leading policy institutions, including the Reserve Bank of Australia, the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Brookings Institution, the European Central Bank and the Bank for International Settlements.



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