Raul Barreto

Dr Raul Barreto

Senior Lecturer

School of Economics

Faculty of the Professions

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr. Raul Barreto is a Senior Lecturer at The University of Adelaide, School of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics (1996) and a Masters Degree in Economics (1993) both from The University of Colorado at Boulder. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (1989) from Cornell University and a General Course Degree (1988) from The London School of Economics. He is a specialist by training in International Economics and Public Economics. His research interests spans aspects of macroeconomics, institutional economic development, international finance, international trade, the economics of oil, taxation and public economics. He is widely cited for his work on the impacts of public corruption on economic growth and development. He currently lectures at Adelaide University in International Trade, International Finance and Principles of Economics. In addition, he has previously lectured Macroeconomics at both the undergraduate and post graduate levels (Masters and Phd), International Corporate Finance at the Masters level, Australia & the Global Economy at the undergraduate level and Economics for Business at the MBA level. He has consulted for numerous organizations around the world including but not limited to the European Union on internet policy, the Central Bank of Paraguay on monetary policy and the Australian Beverage Council on Container Deposit Legislation (CDL).

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Principal Supervisor Low Carbon Energy Mix in the Emerging Economy: The Role of Fuel Switch Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr K. M. Alamgir Kabir
    2019 Principal Supervisor What Impact Does Trade in Services Have on Industrial Production and Economic Growth? Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ziyaad Nazir Ebrahim
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2013 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Three Essays in Applied Econometrics Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Sok Heng Lay
    2006 - 2008 Principal Supervisor The Impacts of Financial Development on Economic Activities in Vietnam Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Nguyen Phan
    2003 - 2007 Principal Supervisor Commitment Devices, Saving and Household Superannuation Decisions: Theory and Evidence Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Patricia Sourdin
    2003 - 2010 Co-Supervisor Comparative Studies on the Currency Board Regime and its Impact on Hong Kong's Economy Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Kwo Tam
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83133240
  • Email: raul.barreto@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 0882231460
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 4
  • Room: 4 26
  • Org Unit: School of Economics

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