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Juerg Weber

Associate Professor, BSc(Ec) Zurich, MA PhD Roch.

  • The University of Western Australia (M251), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley


  • 39 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Dr Weber is a macroeconomist with research interests in monetary economics and insurance economics. He has written articles on monetary policy, central banking and the operation of monetary systems. His research on insurance deals with the provision of multi-peril crop insurance in drought affected areas. Since his retirement as Associate Professor in 2015, Dr Weber has been associated with the Business School as Senior Honorary Research Fellow and he has continued to teach classes in monetary economics and mathematical economics. Before joining UWA, Dr Weber taught economics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, University of Rochester, New York, California State University, Northridge, and Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Dr Weber is a team member, Centre of Integrative Bee Research, Plant Energy Biology, UWA, and he serves as Honorary Consul for Switzerland in Western Australia.

Previous positions

Coordinator, Master of Economics Program, University of Western Australia (1995-2004)
Visiting Lecturer, University of Zurich (Winter semester 1996/97)
Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington (1987-1989)
Assistant Professor, California State University (1983-1989)

Teaching overview

Monetary economics
Mathematics for economists


Monetary economics
Insurance economics


  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary and financial history
  • Monetary economics

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Research Output 1992 2016

1 Citations

An Australian Contribution to International Trade Theory: The Dependent Economy Model

Metaxas, P. & Weber, J. 2016 In : Economic Record. 92, 298, p. 464-497

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International trade theory
Balance of payments
Relative prices
Real exchange rate
1 Citations

Evolutionary Biology in Economics: A Review

Collins, J., Baer, B. & Weber, J. J. 2016 In : Economic Record. 92, 297, p. 291-312 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evolutionary biology
Economic research
Evolutionary theory
Economic dynamics
4 Citations

Sexual selection, conspicuous consumption and economic growth

Collins, J., Baer, B. & Weber, J. 2015 In : Journal of Bioeconomics. 17, 2, p. 189-206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual selection
economic growth
labor force
new media
2 Citations

Economic growth and evolution: parental preference for quality and quantity of offspring

Collins, J., Baer, B. & Weber, J. 2014 In : MACROECONOMIC DYNAMICS. June, p. 24pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations

How Australian farmers deal with risk

Khuu, A. & Weber, J. 2013 In : AGRICULTURAL FINANCE REVIEW. 73, 2, p. 345-357

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle