Laurea, Universita Cattolica - Milano (Italy), Msc Economics, The University of Glasgow, Doctorate of Research, Universita Cattolica - Milano (Italy), PhD, The University of Glasgow
Head of Department, Accounting, Finance and Economics, Griffith Business School
Fabrizio Carmignani is a Professor of Economics, Head of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics in the Griffith Business School, and Vice President of the Economic Society of Australia (Qld). His research is in the broad field of applied macroeconomics and applied econometrics. His recent publications are in the areas of conflict economics, tourism economics, policy modeling, spatial econometrics, and the economics of natural resources. He is also a regular contributor to various media outlets, where he writes and speaks about fiscal and monetary policy issues in Australia and overseas. Before joining UQ, Fabrizio was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland. Between 2002 and 2009 he worked for the United Nations in various roles, including the position of First Economist in the Trade, Finance and Economic Development Division of the UN Economic Commission for Africa. Fabrizio holds a PhD from the University of Glasgow and a Research Doctorate from the Universita' Cattolica in Milano.
- Economic growth and macroeconomics
- The macroeconomics of natural resource abundance
- Macroeconomic analysis of aid for health
- Development economics
- The economics of civil conflict and post-conflict countries
- Panel models and systems of equations
Current teaching areas
- Quantitative methods
- Carmignani, F, 'The international effects of US fiscal policy, (forthcoming), Economic Modelling, 2015.
Refereed journal articles
- Carmignani, F, Bonamore, G and Colombo, E, 2015 (forthcoming), 'Addressing the unemployment-mortality conundrum: Non-linearity is the answer, Social Science and Medicine, 126, 67-72.
- Carmignani, F, 2014, 'Revisiting the effects of remittances on bank credit: a macro perspective, accepted for publication in the Scottish Journal of Political Economy.
- Carmignani, F, 2014, 'the curse of being landlocked institutions rather than trade', The world Economy, DOI: 10.1111/twec.12248.
- Carmignani, F and Mandeville, T, 2014, 'Never been industrialised: a tale of structural change in Africa', Economic Dynamics and Structural Change, 31, 124-137.
- Carmignani, F, Callaghan, M, Makin, T and Strube, D, 2014, 'G20 and Development', South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, 3, 155-173.
- Carmignani, F, Shanker, S, Tan, A and Tang, K.K, 2013, 'Identifying Co-variates of Population Health using Extreme Bound Analysis', European Journal of Health Economics DOI: 10,1007/s10198-013-0492-1
- Carmignani, F, 2013, 'Does the long arm of US macroeconomic policy reach South Asia?' South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance.
- Carmignani, F 2013, 'Development outcomes, resource abundance, and the transmission through inequality', Resource and Energy Economics, vol. 35, pp. 412-428.
- Carmignani, F & Laurenceson, J 2013, 'Provincial business cycles and fiscal policy in China', The Economics of Transition, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 323-340.
- Carmignani, F, Brown, R & Fayad, G 2013, 'Migrants' remittances and financial development: macro- and micro-level evidence of a perverse relationship', The World Economy, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 636-660.
- Carmignani, F & Chowdhury, A 2012, 'The geographical dimension of the development effects of natural resources', Environmental and Resource Economics, vol. 52, pp. 479-498.
- Carmignani, F, Botlhole, T & Asafu, J 2012, 'Natural resource abundance, institutions and tax revenue mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa', Southern African Journal of Economics, vol. 80, pp. 135-156.
- Carmignani, F, Lordan, G & Tang, KK 2012, 'Does donor assistance for HIV respond to media pressure?', Health Economics, vol 21,Suppl 1:18-32.
- Carmignani, F, Lordan, G & Tang, KK 2011, 'Has HIV/AIDS displaced other health funding priorities? Evidence from a new dataset of development aid for health', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 73, pp. 351-355.
- Carmignani, F, Colombo, E & Tirelli, P 2011, 'Macroeconomic risk and the (de)stablizing role of government size', European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 27, pp. 781-790.
- Carmignani, F 2011, 'The Making of Pro-Poor Growth', Scottish Journal of Political Economy, vol. 58, pp. 656-684.
- Carmignani, F & Chowdhury, A 2011, 'Four Scenarios of Development and the Role of Economic Policy', Journal of Development Studies, vol. 47, pp. 519-532.
- Carmignani, F 2011, 'Public consumption and the stabilization of peace after a civil war', International Journal of Development and Conflict, Demo issue, 2010, Reprinted in vol. 1, pp. 85-103.
- Carmignani, F & Avom, D 2010, 'The social development effects of primary commodity export dependence', Ecological Economics, vol. 70, pp. 317-330.
- Carmignani, F 2010, 'Cyclical Fiscal Policy in Africa', Journal of Policy Modeling, vol. 32, pp. 254-267.
- Carmignani, F 2010, 'Endogenous Optimal Currency Areas: The Case of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community', Journal of African Economies, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 25-51.
- Carmignani, F & Avom, D 2010, 'L'Afrique Centrale peut-elle sortir du piege de la malediction des produits de base?', Revue d'economie du developpement, vol. 24, pp 47-72. Also available in English on the web-site of the journal with title 'Can Central Africa escape the curse of primary commodities?'.
- Carmignani, F, Aghion, P & Howitt, P 2010, 'Review of The Economics of Growth,' The Economic Record, vol. 86, pp. 124-125.
- Carmignani, F & Gauci, A 2010, 'The role of fiscal policy in successful transitions from conflict to peace: some stylized facts', Current Politics and Economics of Africa, vol. 2, pp. 18-57.
- Carmignani, F 2009, 'The distributive effects of institutional quality when government stability is endogenous', European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 409-421.
- Carmignani, F 2008, 'Does Capital Account Liberalization Promote Economic Growth ? Evidence from System Estimation', Economics Bulletin, vol. 6, pp. 1-13.
- Carmignani, F & Avom, D 2008, 'Croissance economique et reduction de la pauvrete: Que se passe-t-il en Afrique Centrale?', Economie Appliquee, LXI.
- Carmignani, F, Colombo, E & Tirelli, P 2008, 'Socio-Political and Economic Determinants of defacto Monetary Institutions and Inflationary Outcomes', The BE Journal of Macroeconomics, vol. 18, no 1.
- Carmignani, F, Colombo, E & Tirelli, P 2008, 'Exploring Different Views of Exchange Rate Regime Choice', Journal of International Money and Finance, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 1177-1197.
- Carmignani, F & Avom, D 2008, 'Pauvrete, croissance et redistribution: les liens endogenes et politique economique pro-pauvres', Revue Francaise d'Economie, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 89-116.
- Carmignani, F 2008, 'The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Private Consumption and Social Outcomes in Europe and the CIS', Journal of Macroeconomics, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 575-598.
- Carmignani, F 2013, 'Is Australia losing one manufacturing job every 19 minutes? In the Conversation and Helen Sykes (eds). The Story of the 2013 Election. Future Leaders, pp. 255-260.
- Carmignani, F 2013, 'Debt and Peace in Post-Conflict Countries', In Li Junsheng, Chen Bo and Hou Na (eds) Cooperations for a Peaceful and Sustainable World, Part 2. Emerald Publishing.
- Carmignani, F & Gauci, A 2010, Peace after Civil War: The Role of Fiscal Policy in Post-Conflict African Economies, Nova Publisher.
- Carmignani, F & Gauci, A 2010, 'Does fiscal policy differ between successful and unsuccessful post-conflict transitions? Lessons from African Civil Wars', in J Brauer and B Goldsmith (eds), Economics of War and Peace: Economic, Legal and Political Perspectives, Emerald Publishers, Bingley, UK, pp. 123-147.
- Carmignani, F & Gauci, A 2010, 'From Peace to Conflict: The Role of Fiscal Policy', in A Tavidze (ed), Progress in Economics Research, Volume 15, Nova Publishers, pp. 1-43.
- Carmignani, F & Chowdhury, A 2007, 'Does Financial Openness Promote Economic Integration?', in B Guha-Khasnobis and G Mavrotas (eds), Financial Development Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, UK, Chapter 7.
Refereed conference papers
- Carmignani, F & Kler, P 2013, 'Surrounded by wars: Quantifying the role of spatial conflict spillovers', Discussion Paper Series in Economics and Business Statistics, Griffith University, no. 3.
- Carmignani, F 2013, 'The international effects of US fiscal policy, presented at the Economic Policy and Analysis Workshops, Brisbane.
- Carmignani, F 2012, 'The curse of being landlocked: institutions rather than trade'. Discussion Paper Series in Economics and Business Statistics, Griffith University, no. 4.
- Carmignani, F & Brown, R 2012, Revisiting the effect of remittances on bank credit: a macro perspective. Econometric Society Australasian Meetings, Melbourne.
- Carmignani, F 2010, Development outcomes, resource abundance, and the transmission through inequality. Macroeconomic Research Group Discussion Paper 36, School of Economics, University of Queensland, Brisbane.
- Carmignani, F & Laurenceson, J 2010, Provincial business cycles and fiscal policy in China. Macroeconomic Research Group Discussion Paper 46, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2011. Presented at the RBA Macroeconomic Workshop, December, Brisbane.
- Carmignani, F 2010, Development and large scale violence. UQ Economics Discussion Paper No. 433, School of Economics, The University of Queensland, 2011. Presented at the Australasian Development Workshop, June, Sydney.
- Carmignani, F, Brown, R & Fayad, G 2010, Migrants' remittances and financial development: macro and micro level evidence of a perverse relationship. Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies Working paper 4/11, University of Oxford. Development Workshop of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford.