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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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Leandro is an econometrician with both applied and theoretical interests. Leandro’s research is mainly related to the identification of casual relationships of economics 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.
PhD, 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.

Empirical Evidence on the Dynamics of Investment under Uncertainty in the US, with K. Tomioka, University of Western 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.

Measuring Institutions: Why do errors matter?, with Dr. Y. T. Mamaghani, Curtin University, Australia. 

Assessing Monetary Policy Targeting Regimes for Small Open Economies, with H. Paranavithana and Prof. R. Tyers, University of Western Australia.


Teaching overview

Econometrics: Applied Advanced Econometrics (ECON 4413/5513), Business Econometrics (ECON 2271)
Quantitative Methods: Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics (ECON 1111).


Applied Econometrics and Econometrics


Portuguese (Native)

Research expertise keywords

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


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