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Professor Helen Cabalu

Professor Helen Cabalu Professor Helen Cabalu

PhD Econ (ANU); MEcon (ANU); BEcon (UPhils)

Position Head of School
Faculty Curtin Business School (CBS)
School School of Economics and Finance
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 402.513
Phone 08 9266 3241
Fax 08 9266 3026
Email H.Cabalu@curtin.edu.au

Overview

Professor Helen Cabalu joined the School of Economics and Finance through the Area of Research Excellence in Oil and Gas Management (OGM) in January 2008. At the OGM, Helen's main areas of research include international trade policy in the primary (resource) sector, economic (CGE) modelling, competition policy and regulation in Asia-Pacific economies.

 

Helen’s previous research has encompassed a wide range of topics in the area of international trade policy (especially in respect of ASEAN and developing countries and in the light of changing World Trade Organisation deliberations), competition policy at the national and international levels, resource economics with major international economics component, macroeconomic policy of economies in East Asia and Australia, the impact of the Asian economic crisis of 1997 and its aftermath, corporate governance reforms in Asia, higher education policy in Australia, and macroeconomic issues concerning the Philippine economy.

She has published in a number of academic journals including: Applied Economics, Advances in Financial Economics, Australian Economic Review, Economic Papers, Global Economy Journal, Journal of Economic Integration, Policy, and the Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business. She has also written a number of books/chapters in books and government reports.

 

Employment History

 

 

Helen has undertaken a large number of consultancies for international organisations such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), USAID, and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS); and for Australian Government agencies like AusAID, AFFA and DFAT. In 2002, Helen was on secondment from Curtin, consulting with the Asian Development Bank in Manila. She was appointed as Macroeconomist Team Leader to oversee the operations of the Asia Recovery Information Centre of the ADB.

 

 

 

 

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Research Fields

Economics

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Research Interests

International Trade Policy, Energy Economics, Economic development, Asian economies, Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling, competition policy and regulation in Asia-Pacific economies.

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Publications

2015

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2014

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2013

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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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2006

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2005

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2004

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2003

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2001

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2000

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1998

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Additional publication categories

2005

Books (Research) - Other

  • Cabalu, H. J., and U. Rodriguez. 2005. A User's Guide to the TARFCOM Model. Perth Western Australia: John Curtin Institute of Public Policy, Curtin University.

2001

Books (Research) - Other

  • Horridge, M., J. Giesecke, H. J. Cabalu, M. Mendoza, and U. Rodrigeuz. 2001. Tarfcom: A CGE model of the Philippines. Perth Western Australia: Institute for Research into International Competitiveness.

2000

Books (Research) - Other

  • Cabalu, H. J., P. D. Kenyon, and P. M. Koshy. 2000. Of Dollars and Cents: Valuing the Economic Contribution of Unversities to the Australian Economy. Level 5 1 Spring Street Melbourne Vic: Business Higher Education Round Table.
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