Dr Shawn Leu

Senior Lecturer - UNE Business School

Shawn Leu

Phone: +61 6773 2313

Email: shawn.leu@une.edu.au


BA/BCom (Auckland), MEc (Hons), PhD (Sydney)


American Economic Association; Economic Society of Australia (Victorian branch)

Teaching Areas

Macroeconomic Issues (ECON311)

Advanced Macroeconomics (ECON409)

Research Interests

Applied macroeconometrics, international finance, monetary economics, and open economy macroeconomics

Current Research Projects

My current research projects include examining (1) the international spillover effects and regional integration; (2) the impacts of capital flows, terms of trade movements, and currency fluctuations in developing economies; and (3) labour market rigidity in G7 countries.


Jayasuriya, Sisira and Shawn C-Y. Leu (2012), "Fine-tuning an open capital account in a developing country: The Indonesian experience", Asian Development Review, 29(2), pp. 136-178.

Leu, Shawn C-Y. (2011), "A New Keynesian SVAR model of the Australian economy", Economic Modelling, 28(1-2), pp. 157-168.

Leu, Shawn C-Y. and Jeffrey Sheen (2011), "A small New Keynesian state space model of the Australian economy", Economic Modelling, 28(1-2), pp. 672-684.

Leu, Shawn C-Y. and Jeffrey Sheen (2011), "The Australia-Asia business cycle evolution", in Cheung, Y.-W., Ma, G., and V. Kakkar (eds.), The Evolving Role of Asia in Global Finance, Emerald Publishing, Binley, pp. 289-310.

Leu, Shawn C-Y. (2009), "Managed floating in Australia", Economic Papers, 28(4), pp. 310-322.

Leu, Shawn C-Y. (2008), Exchange rate management and monetary policy in Australia: An examination of the post-float era, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.

Leu, Shawn C-Y. and Jeffrey Sheen (2006) "Asymmetric monetary policy in Australia", Economic Record (Special Edition), pp. S85-S96.

Leu, Shawn C-Y. (2006), "The rise and fall of monetary targeting in Australia, by Simon Guttmann (Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2005)", History of Economics Review, 43(3), pp. 201-205.