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Galina Williams

PhD Economics, The University of Queensland; PG Dip Applied Statisitcs, Macquarie University
Senior Lecturer - Economics
School of Business and Law
Centre for Tourism and Regional Opportunities
Brisbane - 160 Ann Street Brisbane QLD 4000 AUS
About Me

Current Appointment    Senior Lecturer in Economics,

                                    School of Business, Accounting and Law,

                                             Higher Education Division, CQUniversity, 

                                            160 Ann Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, AUSTRALIA

I am a Senior Lecturer in Economics (level C) in the School of Business, Accounting and Law, CQUniversity, Brisbane. I am a member of Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Register of Experts, Australia.

I have a sound research expertise in various economics approaches and tools (economic impact assessment; non market valuation techniques: i.e. choice modelling, contingent valuation method, qualitative and quantitative surveys; experimental economics; input output method). I also have an extensive teaching experience in economics (i.e. Environmental Economics, Economics for Business, Property Economics, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics) and statistics.

I was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics in 2007 through the School of Economics at the University of Queensland, Australia. I completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics, Macquarie University in 2010.

I have presented research papers at national and international conferences and published in various journals such as
Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, Resources Policy, Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, Rural Society Journal, Australasian Journal of Regional Studies.


Since 2005 I was involved in a number of research projects and consultancies with total funding $1.9 million. The funding bodies included Queensland Research Council, Queensland Government, CSIRO, ACARP and Anglo Coal.

General
Background

Teaching Experience.

 Positions:

             Senior Lecturer in Economics, CQUniversity, 2011 – present

             Lecturer in Economics, CQUniversity, 2006 – 2010

            Research Officer, CQUniversity, 2004-2006

             Tutorial Coordinator, Department of Economics, University of Queensland, 2004

            Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Queensland, 2002-2003

 Courses Taught:

             Economics for Business

            Environmental Economics

            Property Economics   

            Micro Economics

            Introductory Mathematical Economics

            Quantitative Economic and Business Analysis

Research Experience

 Positions:

             Research Officer, Centre for Social Science Research, CQU, 2004-2006.

Senior Research Assistant, All Russian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (VINITI), Moscow, Russia, 1990– 1994.

 

Affiliations with research centres at CQUniversity:

             Centre for Environmental Management

            Centre for Railway Engineering and Technologies

            Institute for Sustainable Regional Development

Professional Interests

  • Environmental Economics

      - non-market valuation techniques (CM, CVM)

      - market based instruments

  • Experimental Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Impact assessment

      - cumulative impacts

      - using contingent valuation, choice modeling, experimental economics to assess social and economic values and tradeoffs.

Research Supervision
Accreditation

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • Applied Economics
  • Econometrics

At the level of Principal Supervisor


Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
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Research Interests
Economics

Applied Economics - Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
Environmental Economics - non-market valuation techniques (CM, CVM) - market based instruments Experimental Economics Industrial Economics Impact assessment - cumulative impacts - using contingent valuation, choice modeling, experimental economics to assess social and economic values and tradeoffs.

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