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Prof Pasquale Sgro

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Position

Chair in Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University, 1978

Biography

Pasquale Sgro is a Professor in the Department of Economics in Deakin Business School. Pasquale received his B.Ec (H1) and PhD from La Trobe University and he joined Deakin University as Foundation Professor in Economics in 1989.

His research interests include international trade, growth theory and labour economics. He has published papers in journals such as the Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, The World Economy, Review of International Economics, International Review of Economics and Finance, Southern Economic Journal and Economic Record.

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Research interests

  • International Trade
  • Growth Theory
  • Labour Economics

Affiliations

  • Co-Editor, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, published by Routledge (UK and USA).
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Applied Economics: Systematic Research.
  • Member of Editorial Board, International Journal of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management (IJDSRM).
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, European Economic and Finance Society (EEFS).

Teaching interests

  • International Trade
  • Microeconomics
     

Units taught

  • MAE101 - Microeconomics
  • MPE781 - Economics for Managers
     

Conferences

  • 'Egalitarian Distribution, Polarisation of Political platforms and the Role of Foreign Aid', European Economics and Finance Society Conference (EEFS), European Economics and Finance Society (EEFS), England, 21-24 June 2018. 
  • 'Bilateral International Agreement, Cooperation and Reneging', International Conference: Recent Advances in International Trade and Finance, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong, 14-15 December 2017.
  • 'Product quality, Intellectual Property rights protection and International Standards', European Economics and Finance Society Conference (EEFS), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 21-24 June 2017.
  • 'Product quality, Intellectual Property rights protection and International Standards', Symposium of Development and Institutional Economics, Henan University, China, 17-19 May 2017.

Professional activities

Media appearances

  • 'Winter Olympics 2018; Games costing taxpayers over $16m', The New Daily, Australia, 2018.
  • 'Tap and Go? Sure but cash still has plenty of Lure', The Age, Australia, 2018.
  • "Cashing in the curse of hard bills', Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, 2018. 
  • 'Is household debt ruining the economy', This, Australia, 2017.

Publications

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2018

Bilateral international agreement, cooperation and reneging

M Nabin, P Sgro

(2018), Vol. 56, pp. 27-33, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Energy, unemployment and trade

S Rafiq, R Salim, P Sgro

(2018), Vol. 50, pp. 5122-5134, Applied economics, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Cross-border Travellers and Parallel Trade: Implications for Asian Economies

X Nguyen, C Chao, P Sgro, M Nabin

(2017), Vol. 40, pp. 1531-1546, The world economy, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Has China displaced its competitors in high tech trade?

C Pham, X Nguyen, P Sgro, X Tang

(2017), Vol. 40, pp. 1569-1596, The World Economy, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Optimal licensing policy under vertical product differentiation

X Nguyen, P Sgro, M Nabin

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 497-510, Review of development economics, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Optimal vigilance level and hiring illegal immigrants

M Nabin, P Sgro

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-12, Theoretical economics letters, Irvine, Calif., C1

journal article

Product Differentiation, Research & Development and IPR Enforcement

R Visser, M Nabin, P Sgro

(2017), pp. 427-435, International Review of Economcs and Finance, C1

journal article
2016

Wage inequality and welfare in developing countries: privatization and reforms in the short and long run

C Chao, M Nabin, X Nguyen, P Sgro

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 474-483, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

State-owned enterprises, competition and product quality

Munirul Nabin, P Sgro, X Nguyen, C Chao

(2016), Vol. 43, pp. 200-209, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The new Keynesian Phillips curve: an update on recent empirical advances

S Abbas, P Bhattacharya, P Sgro

(2016), Vol. 43, pp. 378-403, International review of economics & finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Asymmetric oil shocks and external balances of major oil exporting and importing countries

S Rafiq, P Sgro, N Apergis

(2016), Vol. 56, pp. 42-50, Energy economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The new Keynesian Phillips curve in a small open economy: empirical evidence from Australia

S Abbas, P Bhattacharya, D Mallick, P Sgro

(2016), Vol. 92, pp. 409-434, Economic record, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Determinants of non-life insurance expenditure in developed and developing countries: an empirical investigation

T Trinh, X Nguyen, P Sgro

(2016), Vol. 48, pp. 56391-5653, Applied economics, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Migration and the environment : policy reform in a polluted open economy

C-C Chao, J-P Laffargue, X Liu, P Sgro, Y Xiao

(2015), Vol. 38, pp. 48-62, World economy, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Licensing under vertical product differentiation: Price vs. quantity competition

X Nguyen, P Sgro, M Nabin

(2014), Vol. 36, pp. 600-606, Economic Modelling, C1

journal article

Strategic quality competition, mixed oligopoly and privatization

M Nabin, X Nguyen, P Sgro, C Chao

(2014), Vol. 34, pp. 142-150, International review of economics & finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2013

North American trade and US monetary policy

G Lagan, P Sgro

(2013), Vol. 30, pp. 698-705, Economic Modelling, C1

journal article

On the relationship between technology transfer and economic growth in Asian economies

M Nabin, X Nguyen, P Sgro

(2013), Vol. 36, pp. 935-946, World Economy, C1

journal article

Illegal immigration, technology adoption and welfare

M Nabin, P Sgro

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 183-198, Asia-Pacific journal of accounting & economics, Kowloon, Hong Kong, C1

journal article

Technology transfer, quality standards, and north-south trade

M Nabin, X Nguyen, P Sgro

(2013), Vol. 21, pp. 783-796, Review of International Economics, C1

journal article
2012

Environmental control, wage inequality and national welfare in a tourism economy

C Chao, J Laffargue, P Sgro

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 201-207, International journal of economics and finance, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Tariff and environmental policies with product standards

C Chao, J Laffargue, P Sgro

(2012), Vol. 45, pp. 978-995, Canadian Journal of Economics, C1

journal article

Therapeutic equivalence and the generic competition paradox

M Nabin, V Mohan, A Nicholas, P Sgro

(2012), Vol. 12, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, C1

journal article

Environmental control, wage inequality and national welfare in a tourism economy

C Chao, J Laffargue, P Sgro

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 201-207, International Review of Economics and Finance, A6

research report/technical paper
2011

A factor-augmented VAR approach: The effect of a rise in the US personal income tax rate on the US and Canada

G Lagan, P Sgro

(2011), Vol. 28, pp. 1163-1169, Economic Modelling, C1

journal article

New Keynesian Phillips Curve and inflation dynamics in Australia

S Abbas, P Sgro

(2011), Vol. 28, pp. 2022-2033, Economic Modelling, C1

journal article

Fiscal policy and US-Canadian trade

G Lagana, P Sgro

(2011), Vol. 31, pp. 1856-1868, Economics Bulletin, C1

journal article
2010

Foreign aid, wage inequality and welfare for a small open economy with tourism

C Chao, J Laffargue, P Sgro

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 454-464, Review of international economics, Oxford, England, C1

journal article

Clean technology, willingness to pay and market size

M Nabin, P Sgro

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 193-210, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, C1

journal article

Refugees' labour market access in Australia : a case study of Eritrea African immigrants

H Ibrahim, Pasquale Sgro, F Mansouri, C Jubb

(2010), pp. 84-116, Citizenship and globalisation research papers, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article
2008

Tourism, jobs, capital accumulation and the economy : a dynamic analysis

C Chao, B Hazari, J Laffargue, P Sgro, E Yu

(2008), pp. 105-123, Tourism and sustainable economic development, Northampton, Mass., B1

book chapter
2007

The exchange rate disconnect puzzle: a resolution?

G Lagan, P Sgro

(2007), Vol. 14, pp. 44-68, Asia-Pacific journal of accounting & economics, Hong Kong, C1

journal article

Tourism, congestion, taxation, and strategic interaction

V Mohan, M Nabin, P Sgro

(2007), Vol. 1, pp. 134-152, International journal of tourism policy, Olney, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2006

Tourism, Dutch disease and welfare in an open dynamic economy

C Chao, B Hazari, J Laffargue, P Sgro, E Yu

(2006), Vol. 57, pp. 501-515, Japanese Economic Review, C1

journal article

Monetary models of exchange rates and the random walk

G Lagana, P Sgro

(2006), Vol. 5, pp. 96-113, Arthaniti (new series), Calcutta, India, C1

journal article
2005

Tourism and economic development in a cash-in-advance economy

C Chao, B Hazari, P Sgro

(2005), Vol. 19, pp. 365-373, Research in International Business and Finance, C1

journal article
2004

Tourism, trade and national welfare

B Hazari, P Sgro

(2004), Boston, Mass, A1

book

Tourism, globalization, social externalities, and domestic welfare

C Chao, B Hazari, P Sgro

(2004), Vol. 18, pp. 141-149, Research in International Business and Finance, C1

journal article

Government revenue, private welfare, and tax reform in a small open economy

C Chao, B Hazari, P Sgro

(2004), pp. 162-167, Proceedings of The Global Business and Finance Research Conference, London, Finance Forum, July 2004, London, England, E1

conference
2003

Globalisation, the environment and recent trends in international trade

P Sgro

(2003), pp. 21-45, Social responsibility : corporate governance issues, Amsterdam, Netherlands, B1

book chapter

The simple analytics of optimal growth with illegal migrants

B Hazari, P Sgro

(2003), Vol. 28, pp. 141-151, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, C1

journal article

Issues in international trade

P Sgro

(2003), Vol. 2, pp. 7-24, ICFAI journal of applied economics, Hyderabad, India, C1

journal article

Tourism, trade and domestic welfare

J Nowak, M Sahli, P Sgro

(2003), Vol. 8, pp. 245-258, Pacific Economic Review, C1

journal article
2002

GLOBALISATION, INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND WELFARE

Pasquale Sgro

(2002), Vol. 1, pp. 62-86, Arthaniti-Journal of Economic Theory and Practice, C1

journal article
2001

Migration, unemployment and trade

B Hazari, P Sgro

(2001), Boston, Mass., A1

book

Globalisation, international trade and welfare

P Sgro

(2001), pp. 293-306, Governance and corporate social responsibility in the new millennium : Governance and Social Responsibility Conference : proceedings of the 2001 conference, 26th & 27th November 2001, Burwood, Australia, E1

conference
2000

Illegal migration, border enforcement, and growth

B Hazari, P Sgro

(2000), Vol. 4, pp. 258-267, Review of development economics, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Wage indexation, migration, and unemployment

B Hazari, P Sgro

(2000), Vol. 9, pp. 257-265, International review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
1999

Immigration, unemployment and welfare

M Chesney, B Hazari, P Sgro

(1999), Vol. 13, pp. 59-74, International economic journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1998

Export growth and its determinants: some evidence for South Korea and Singapore

F In, P Sgro

(1998), Vol. 5, pp. 225-230, Applied economics letters, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1996

Capital mobility, tariffs, unemployment and the real exchange rate

B Hazari, P Sgro

(1996), Vol. 10, pp. 61-80, International economic journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1995

Tourism and growth in a dynamic model of trade

B Hazari, P Sgro

(1995), Vol. 4, pp. 243-252, Journal of international trade and economic development, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1994

Trade patterns, unemployment and growth

P Sgro, M Rimmer

(1994), Vol. 3, pp. 229-248, Journal of international trade & economic development, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1992

Transfers, structural change, welfare, and unemployment in a North-South framework

B Hazari, P Sgro

(1992), Vol. 1, pp. 15-32, International review of economics and finance, Bingley, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1987

Disguised, urban unemployment and welfare in a general equilibrium model with segmented labor markets

B Hazari, P Sgro

(1987), Vol. 27, pp. 461-475, Journal of regional science, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1986

The theory of duality & international trade

P Sgro

(1986), London, England, A1-1

book
1981

Non-traded and intermediate goods and the pure theory of international trade

B Hazari, P Sgro, D Suh

(1981), London, England, A1-1

book
1980

Wage differentials and economic growth

P Sgro

(1980), London, England, A1-1

book
1976

Preferential treatment of imports and the pure theory of trade in less developed countries

B Hazari, P Sgro

(1976), Vol. 6, pp. 11-22, Economic analysis and policy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Some notes on technical progress in the framework of factor market imperfections and non?traded goods*

B HAZARI, P SGRO

(1976), Vol. 15, pp. 76-86, Australian Economic Papers, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2020

My Trang Tran

Thesis entitled: Three Essays on International Trade, Environment, and Environmental Regulation

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2019

Franziska Wolf

Thesis entitled: Hedging decisions and firm value: A cross-validation study of Australian and Canadian industries

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2017

Robin Visser

Thesis entitled: The Role of Commercial Diplomacy in Relation to International Trade

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

Cong Tam Trinh

Thesis entitled: Non-life Insurance Expenditure in Developed and Developing Economies

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2016

Becksndale Masawi

Thesis entitled: The Power of Words: Central Bank Communication and Currency Markets

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2013

Muhammad Iqbal Anjum

Thesis entitled: Economic Effects of the External Debt Crisis for Pakistan

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

2012

Syed Abbas

Thesis entitled: Inflation dynamics and new Keynesian Phillips curve in Australia

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin Graduate School of Business

2000

Mohammad Shihab Khan

Thesis entitled: The Sources of Economic Growth in Bangladesh: 1972/73 - 1995/96

Master of Commerce, School of Economics

Yilin (George) Chen

Thesis entitled: Modelling Australian Business Cycle Fluctuations: A Real Business Cycle Approach

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Economics

1998

Grace Daquila

Thesis entitled: The Determinants of Intra-ASEAN Exports and Imports

Master of Economics, School of Economics

Associate Supervisor
2016

Philip Soos

Thesis entitled: Determinants of Australian Dwelling Supply 1996 - 2014

Master of Commerce, Department of Finance

2015

Paul Wilson

Thesis entitled: The Introduction of Compulsory Benchmarking to the New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Sector: Issues and Implications

Doctor of Business Administration, Deakin Graduate School of Business