Leandro Magnusson

Dr, BA(Econ) MA(Econ) Sao Paulo, PhD Brown

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

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Leandro is an econometrician with both applied and theoretical interests. Leandro’s research is mainly related to the identification of causal relationships of economic variables in time series and cross-section models. He joined the Economics Discipline Group at UWA after working four years at Tulane University, New Orleans, USA.


Bachelor of Arts (Economics), University of Sao Paulo, 1995.
Master of Arts (Economics), University of Sao Paulo, 2000.
Ph.D., Brown University, 2007.

Funding overview

Provost's Fund for Faculty-Student Scholarly and Artistic Engagement, Nov. 2010 - May 2011, Tulane Univeristy, U$1,000.

Newcomb Fellows Grant Program, 2011, Tulane University, U$ 2,820.

Research Enhancement Fund Phase II, 2007-2008, Tulane University, U$ 9,471.

Previous positions

Assistant Professor Tulane University (2007-2011).
Researcher, Institute of Applied Economic Research, Brazil (2000-2001).

Current projects

Empirical evidence on the Euler equation for consumption and output in the US, with Prof. G. Ascari and S. Mavroeidis, Oxford University, UK, funded by ARC DP170100697.

IV Regression with Time-Varying First Stage Regression, with Prof S. Mavroeidis, Oxford University, UK, funded by ARC DP170100697. 

The New Keynesian IS curve in a small open economy: an empirical investigation, Australia, funded by ARC DP170100697.

Inference on the Structural Relationship between the Stock Market and Monetary Policy, with E. A. Carlevaro, University of Western Australia, funded by ARC DP170100697.

Teaching overview

Advanced Applied Econometrics (ECON 4413/5513), Econometrics (ECON 3371), Fundamentals of Business Analytics (BUSN 5002) 


Applied Econometrics and Econometrics


Portuguese (Native)

Research expertise keywords

  • Econometrics: hypothesis testing, weak instruments
  • Applied econometrics: new-keynesian models


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