Staff profile - Pedro Gomis Porqueras

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Prof Pedro Gomis Porqueras

Position: Chair In Economics
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17832 +61 3 925 17832





Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Bank of Canada: and Reserve Bank of New Zealand. 

Professional activities

Workshop organizer 

  • 8th Workshop on Macroeconomic Dynamics, Melbourne, 12-13 June 2013; Co-organzier: Bruce Preston, Tim Kam and Chung Tran.
  • 17th Australasian Workshop on Macroeconomic, Melbourne, 12-13 April 2012; Co-organzier: Yi Jin.
  • 5th Workshop on Macroeconomic Dynamics, Sydney, 24-25 July 2010; Co-organzier: Benoit Julien.

Reviewer for the Israel Science Foundation. 2011

Referee for Journal of Economic Theory, Economic Theory, European Economic Review, Journal of International Money and Finance, International Economic Review, Journal of Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Economic Inquiry, Economic Record and Journal of Policy Reform.


Teaching Interests

  • Macroeocnomics
  • Monetary economics 

Subjects and units currently teaching

PhD: Mathematical Methods for Economists. 

MBA & Executive MBA: Essentials of Economics, Managerial Economics.

Executive MBA in Spanish: Economic Problems in Latin America, Managerial Economics.

Undergraduate: Principles of Macroeocnomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Mathematical Methods for Economists, Macroeconomics for Honors.

Knowledge areas

  • Monetary economics 
  • Search theory
  • Impact of macroeconomic policies
  • Aggregate aspects of health


Awards and prizes

Awarded Outstanding Referee in 2009 for Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 


Research interests

  • Monetary economics 
  • Search theory
  • Aggregate aspects of health

Research grants

  • CSIRO-Monash Superannuation  Alliance for "The Superfund's future role on infrastructure: Macroeconomic consequences for Australia", Period: 2013-2015.
  • IRP-USDA RIDGE Grant for "The unintended consequences of the EITC: The effects on obesity of increased labor force participation". Period: July 2008 - November 2009.
  • Grant from the European Commission to organize a conference on the Euro and the Dollar. Period: April 2006.

Research page



  • “Optimal Second Best Taxation of Addictive Goods in Dynamic General Equilibrium: A Revenue Raising Perspective”, with L. Bossi and D. Kelly. (2014) The B.E.  Journal of Macroeconomics: Advances 14(1): 75-118.
  • “The Shadow Economy As an Equilibrium Outcome,” with A. Peralta-Alva and C. Waller. (2014) Journal of Economics Dynamics and Control 41, April, 1-19 (Lead Article).
  • “Optimal Monetary Policy in a Model of Money and Credit,” with D. Sanches, (2013) Journal Money Credit and Banking; 45(4): 701-729.
  • “Money, Capital and Exchange Rate Fluctuations,” with T. Kam and J. Lee, (2013) International Economic Review; 54(1): 329-353.
  • “Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policies In a Search-theoretic Model of Money and Unemployment,” with B. Julien and C. Wang, (2013) Macroeconomic Dynamics; 17 (06): 1330-1354.
  • "Optimal Monetary Policy in a Model of Money and Credit", with D. Sanches, (2013) Journal of Money Credit and Banking; Vol. 45(4): 701-729.
  • "Money, Capital and Exchange Rate Fluctuations", with T. Kam and J. Lee, (2013) International Economic Review; Vol. 54(1): 329-353.
  • "Optimal Monetary and Fiscal Policies in a Search Theoretic Model of Monetary Exchange", withA. Perlata-Alva, (2010) European Economic Review; 54(3):331-344. (Lead Article).
  • "A Geometric Description of a Macroeconomic Model with a Center Manifold", with A. Haro, (2009) Journal of Economics Dynamics and Control; 33:1217-1235.
  • "Consequences of Modeling Habit Persistence", with L. Bossi, (2009) Macroeconomic Dynamics;13:349-365.
  • "Global Bifurcations, Credit Rationing and Recurrent Hyperinflations", with A. Haro, (2007) Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; 31:473-491.
  • "The Seasonality of Banking Failures During The Late National Banking Era", with B. Smith, (2006) Canadian Journal of Economics; 39:296-319.
  • "Dollar Denominated Accounts in Latin America During the 1990s", with C. Serrano and A. Somuano, (2005) Journal of Economics and Finance; 29:259-270.
  • "Global Dynamics in Macroeconomics: An Overlapping Generations Example", with A. Haro, (2003) Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control; 27:1941-195.
  • "Seasonality and Monetary Policy", with B. Smith, (2003) Macroeconomic Dynamics; 7:477-502. (Lead Article).
  • "Multiple Reserve Requirements in a Monetary Growth Model", (2002) Economic Theory; 19:791- 810.
  • "When Should Bank Regulation Favor the Wealthy?", (2001) Journal of Economic Theory; 99:327- 337.
  • "Money, Banks, and Endogenous Volatility", (2000) Economic Theory; 15:735-745.

Link to publications

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