Associate Professor Timothy Kam


Research School of Economics

Associate Professor
Phone number
+61 2 612 51072
Room 2080, LF Crisp Bld (26)
Research areas
  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Computational Economics
  • Politics and Growth

Research publications

Research grants and awards

  • ARC DP210101688 (2021-2023). Project title: Banking System Competition and the Macro-economy. With Mei Dong (Melb), Stella Huangfu (USyd), Allen Head (Queen's) and Amy Sun (Queen's)
  • ARC DP180103680 (2018-2020) Project title: Monetary Policy, Redistribution and Endogenous Asset Market Incompleteness
  • ANU Merit Allocation Scheme (MAS) Grant (2015) for distributed computing time on the National Computational Infratructure's Fujitsu Raijin cluster.

  • Bank of Japan (2014) Visiting Research Scholar Fellowship. Project title: Sustainable Policy Equilibria and Escapes from Liquidity Traps.

  • ARC DP0984399 (2009-2012) Dr G Athanasopoulos; Prof DS Poskitt; Prof F Vahid; Dr TC Kam. Project title: Vector ARMA Models and Macroeconomic Modelling: Some New Methodology and Algorithms.

Research engagement and outreach

  • Co-founder and committee member of WMD Australasia (now called the  
    Australasian Macroeconomics Society)
  • RSE Marketing and Outreach Committee
  • Honours Program Convenor (2015 - )
  • RSE Teaching and Learning Committee
  • ERA2018 ANU Economics liaison


Current teaching responsibility:

  • ECON8026 Diploma Macroeconomics (Semester 1)
  • ECON8022 and 4422: Macroeconomic Theory (Semester 1)
  • ECON4488 Economics Honours Research

Previously taught:

  • ECON1102 and ECON7074: Macroeconomics 1 (Semester 1), 2013-2017;
  • ECON8026 Diploma Macroeconomics, 2011-2012; 
  • *ECON8001 Topics in Economic Dynamics 2009-2013; 
  • ECON3102 Macroeconomics 3 (partial/shared), 2010; 
  • ECON8022 Macroeconomic Theory (Graduate), 2005-2008; 
  • ECON2021 Macroeconomics 2, 2007-2010; 
  • *ECON3053/8070 Political Economy, 2004-2007, 2009; 
  • ECON2026 Money and Banking, ANU, 2005-2006.

* Note: Original initiation and implementation of these courses.