Professor of Finance, University of Melbourne
Kevin Davis is Professor of Finance at University of Melbourne.,
Prior to his appointment at the University of Melbourne in 1987, he was a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Adelaide.
His primary research interests are in the areas of financial institutions and markets, financial engineering and corporate finance.
He is co-author/editor of sixteen books in the areas of finance, banking, monetary economics and macroeconomics and numerous journal articles and chapters in books. He is a member of the Australian Competition Tribunal
He has undertaken an extensive range of consulting assignments for financial institutions, business and government. Most recently (2014) he was a panel member of the Financial System (Murray) Inquiry.
Kevin was the inaugural Director of the Melbourne (now Australian) Centre for Financial Studies from July 2005-December 2008. Until 2019 he was Research Director of the Australian Centre for Financial Studies and Professor at Monash University.
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