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Fabrizio Carmignani

Fabrizio Carmignani

Professor, Griffith Business School, Griffith University

Current teaching areas
Macroeconomics, Quantitative methods

Research expertise
Economic growth and macroeconomics
The macroeconomics of natural resource abundance
Macroeconomic analysis of aid for health
Development economics
The economics of civil conflict and post-conflict countries
Panel models and systems of equations

What the Nobel Prize tells us about the state of economics

Oct 08, 2017 10:03 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

While we dont yet know who will win this years Nobel Prize for economics, taking a look at the top contenders gives great insight into where the field of economics is and where it is heading. The big takeaway is a clear...

Research shows the banks will pass the bank levy on to customers

May 19, 2017 04:26 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

Studies of European countries show that bank taxes similar to the 0.06% bank levy introduced by the government in the 2017 federal budget will be largely borne by customers, not shareholders. The levy could also make...

Highlighting 'good and bad' debt will make it harder to fund social programs

May 05, 2017 02:00 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

In the forthcoming budget, the net operating balance will be reported alongside the underlying cash balance. This change has important policy implications because it creates a strong bias towards public spending on...

FactCheck: do 679 of Australia's biggest corporations pay 'not one cent' of tax?

Apr 11, 2017 04:36 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy Law

… 679 of our biggest corporations pay not one cent of tax. Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) Secretary Sally McManus, address to the National Press Club, Canberra, March 29, 2017. Speaking at the...

What are the facts on jobs and growth in Australia?

Dec 19, 2016 05:46 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

There have been a lot of jobs created this year. The economy is actually not going too badly in comparison particularly to other OECD countries, we have the highest growth rate in the G7 so we are getting some things right...

The 'no' vote in Italy's referendum triggers economic and political uncertainty

Dec 05, 2016 23:58 pm UTC| Insights & Views Economy Politics

Italian voters have rejected plans for constitutional reform supported by the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. This result means more political and economic uncertainty for the time being. The aim of the...

What sort of Reserve Bank governor will Philip Lowe be?

Jun 20, 2016 06:20 am UTC| Insights & Views Central Banks

Glenn Stevens ten year stewardship of the Reserve Bank of Australia has been characterised by remarkable challenges. Yet, if the Australian economy has shown considerable resilience over this troubled decade, particularly...

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Economy

The country's economy already struggled before it had to deal with the outbreak.

Indias economy would plummet for the fiscal year of 2020-2021 despite a rebound in activity in the coming months, says the head of Indias central bank Shaktikanta Das. He gave his projection while announcing a slew of...

However, overall exports dipped 1.4 percent in the first quarter.

South Koreas exports of eight new-industry goods in the first-quarter jumped 17 percent from the previous year to $21 billion despite a drop in overall exports. The goods include aviation products and drones, biohealth...

The rise in inequality is attributed to the shrinking wages of low-income households, and a cut down in temporary positions

The income disparity between the top 20 percent and bottom 20 percent of households widened with many of the countrys low-paying jobs being slashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The average monthly income of households...

The Senators urged the US to counter such predatory economic behavior urgently.

Seven US senators have urged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to prevent Chinese companies from buying strategic US assets that have been devalued by the coronavirus pandemic. The lawmakers said in a letter to Mnuchin...

The steel industry has been hit hard by the pandemic with exports plunging 24.1 percent

South Korea will cushion the steel industrys fallout caused by weak demand by fast-tracking infrastructure projects and spending over 400 billion won on research and development. According to Industry Minister Sung...

Politics

Ivanka Trump criticized for ‘insensitive’ on comment Indian teenager who carried her father for 1,200 km on a bicycle

President Donald Trumps daughter and senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump praised a 15-year-old Indian girls journey of more than a thousand kilometers while carrying her father at the back of her bicycle to seek...

Donald Trump calls Jeff Sessions ‘slime’ in their weekend Twitter battle

Donald Trump attacked his former attorney general Jeff Sessions on social media expressing his anger at the latters recusal from the Russian probe. However, Sessions fought back, not only defending his decision to recuse...

Joe Biden says Donald Trump’s ‘slowness’ in handling the coronavirus is costing lives and jobs

Former Vice President Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trumps as slow and inadequate. In a recent interview, Biden blames the current administrations inadequate handling of the crisis as the reason why it might take...

Donald Trump says houses of worship ‘essential’ as CDC issues guidelines for their reopening

President Donald Trump wants states to reopen religious institutions for services. On Friday, the POTUS announced that houses of worship are essential and are calling to on governors to allow them to reopen for...

Michigan Attorney General tells President Donald Trump not to revisit the state if he refuses to wear a face mask

In light of the pandemic that continues to claim more and more lives in the United States, many Americans remain keen on continuing the practice of social distancing including the use of face masks. Michigans attorney...

Science

Archaeologists discover mammoth graveyard under airport in Mexico

The most surprising discoveries could be found in the most unlikely places such as an airport. Archaeologists came across a major discovery when they unearthed a mammoth graveyard underneath an airport. A group of...

NASA: Agency to unveil space virus prevention measures through Artemis Accords

Although scientists and space enthusiasts are aware of what is mostly out in space, it remains a mystery as to whether or not bits and pieces from other planets or space objects would be harmful to humans when on Earth....

Aztec temple discovered by workers in 1978 changed Mexican history

Even in history, there are findings that can change how a person views the past or what could have happened in the past. The same could be said for many Mexicans, following a discovery back in 1978 that changed their...

Secret underground rooms found under Western wall in Jerusalem

Discoveries made in Israel usually tend to provide a glimpse back into what may have happened thousands of years ago. A group of archaeologists in Israel discovered secret rooms hidden underneath the western wall in...

Technology

iPhone 12 would not ship with free wired EarPods

The Whats in the Box corner for the iPhone 12 production page later on Apples official website is expected to look a little different later this year. A well-known industry insider reported that the tech giant is planning...

iPhone SE Plus: Is it the official name for the third iPhone SE iteration slated for a 2021 launch?

Some Apple fans were a little hesitant about immediately ordering the new iPhone SE when it launched last month. They were hoping that it would soon be followed by the unveiling of the iPhone SE Plus, however, it looks...

Tesla Cybertruck’s size can’t be scaled down, Elon Musk confirms

People who have pre-ordered the Cybertruck should no longer expect its dimensions to get any smaller once it enters production. Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles it and confirms they can no longer make the electric pickup...

Google Pixel 4A retail release dates reportedly moved to August and October

People waiting for the announcement of Pixel 4A might want to start reconsidering their smartphone upgrade plans. Google is now reportedly delaying the mid-range devices announcement to July, but retail launches are not...
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