School of Economics and Public Policy
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
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).
Date Position Institution name 2001 - 2001 Visiting professor Michigan State University 1998 - ongoing Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide 1997 - 1998 Visiting professor University of Colorado Boulder
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Spanish; Castilian Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 1991 - 1997 University of Colorado Boulder United States PhD 1991 - 1993 University of Colorado Boulder United States MA Economics 1986 - 1989 Cornell University United States BA Economics
Year Citation 2005 Barreto, R. A. (2005). A model of state infrastructure with decentralized public agents: theory and evidence. In L. A. Finlay (Ed.), A Model of State Infrastructure with Decentralized Public Agents Theory and Evidence (pp. 73-104). nova. 1999 Alm, J., & Barreto, R. (1999). The size, nature, and causes of budget deficits in developing countries. In Budget Deficits and Debt: A Global Perspective (pp. 135-144). Praeger Publishers.
Year Citation 2001 Barreto, R., & Kobayashi, K. (2001). Open Economy Schumpeterian Growth.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2021 Co-Supervisor Forecast Reconciliation for Discrete Time Series Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Abbas Hakeem 2021 Principal Supervisor The Empirical Analysis of Life Expectancy, Longevity Risk and Household Asset Allocation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Wenxuan Zhong
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2019 - 2022 Principal Supervisor The Role of Energy in an Energy Constrained Economy Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr K M Alamgir Kabir 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 Dr 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
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