Professor Peter Swan AO FRSN FASSA is currently in the School of Banking & Finance at UNSW Business School.
He completed his Honours Economics Degree at ANU, his PhD at Monash and after visiting positions at Chicago and Rochester, joined the Economics faculty at ANU, then to a chair at AGSM, and established the Finance Department at the University of Sydney prior to returning to UNSW.
On the Queen's Birthday Honours List 9 June 2003 he was appointed as Member of the Order of Australia (AM).Citation: 'For services to academia as a scholar and researcher and through contributions to public policy in the fields of economics and finance'.
UNSW appointed him to the title of Scientia Professor for the period, January 2003 - December 2008, in recognition of international eminence in research. Peter was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 1997. According to Mark Blaug's Who's Who in Economics: A Biographical Dictionary of Major Economists, 2nd ed., 3rd ed., 1999, he is in the top ten most highly cited economics and finance academics in Australia.
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The decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to increase interest rates is designed to put the brakes on inflation and reduce pressure in Australia’s housing market