Larry Weifeng Liu is a Research Fellow at the Centre of Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) in the Crawford School of Public Policy of The Australian National University and is also affiliated with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Aging Research (CEPAR). He completed his PhD in Economics at ANU, and received his MA in Economics and BS in Computer Science both from Shanghai Jiao Tong University China. He has visited the Brookings Institution, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Manchester, Frieberg University of Technology, University of Zurich, FEEM (Venice), the Bank for International Settlements (Basel), etc.
He is broadly interested in macroeconomics, international economics and environmental economics. His current research focuses on macroeconomic effects of demographic changes in life-cycle models. More specifically, he examines demographic effects on consumption and savings, economic growth, structure change and financial markets, and also on international trade, capital flows and current account balances. He has been engaged with some international research institutes, Australian governments and private corporations.
Macroeconomics, Public Economics, International Economics, Environmental Economics, Computational Economics.
Lecturer: IDEC8030 Issues in Applied Macroeconomics (International Macroeconomics) (Graduate course, Semester 2)
He is on the supervisory panel of a number of PhD students who are working on macroeconomic topics particularly on demographic changes: Warunie Senadheera (completed), Kai-Yun Tsai, Hang Hoang, Augustus Panton, Phitawat Poonpolkul, Tsendsuren Batsuuri.