Mark Crosby is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University. He was previously Associate Professor of Economics at Melbourne Business School. He graduated with a PhD from Queen’s University in Canada in 1993, and has since had academic appointments at the University of Toronto, the University of New South Wales and Melbourne University.
In 2011 Crosby moved to Singapore to take up the role of Dean at the S P Jain School of Global Management, before returning to Melbourne Business School in 2013. His academic interests are in international macroeconomics, with particular interest in policy issues in the Australian and Asian regions. His published research has covered the role of exchange rates in affecting macroeconomic fluctuations, the impact of macroeconomic factors on election outcomes, and the properties of business cycles.
Crosby has acted as a consultant to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and to the Monetary Authority of Singapore on a number of projects since 1998, and has an ongoing research fellowship position at the HKMA. He consults widely to business and government both in Australia and overseas. His most recent consultancies have examined policies for diversifying Brunei’s economy, and policy issues related to South Africa’s increasing current account deficit.
Crosby is a regular contributor to the Australian Financial Review and The Age newspapers, and he is a sought-after public speaker on matters relating to the macroeconomy.