BA (Leicester), MA (Warwick), PhD (Simon Fraser)

Professor Ian McDonald is Emeritus Professor of Economics at The University of Melbourne. His areas of research are:

  • behavioural economics
  • the economics of ageing
  • macroeconomics with a range of equilibria
  • macroeconomic policy

  • I.M.McDonald, N.Nikoforakis, N.Olekalns, and H.Sibly (2014) “Social comparisons and reference group formation: Some experimental evidence, Games and Economic Behavior, 79, 75-89.
  • McDonald, I.M., (2009) “The global financial crisis and behavioural economics”, Economic Papers., 28, 3, 249-54.
  • R.S.Guest and I.M.McDonald (2001) Ageing, Optimal National Saving and Future Living Standards in Australia, Economic Record, 77(237), 117-134.
  • JN Lye, I.M.McDonald and H Sibly (2001) An Estimate of the Range of Equilibria for Australia, Economic Record, 77(236), March, 35-50.
  • C.G. Johnston, R.H. James, J.N. Lye and I.M.McDonald (2000) Journal of Economic Education, 31 (1) Winter, pp.13-29.
  • I.M.McDonald (1990) Inflation and Unemployment: Macroeconomics with a Range of Equilibria. Oxford: : Basil Blackwell.
  • I.M.McDonald and R.M. Solow (1981) Wage bargaining and employment American Economic Review, 71(5) December, pp.896-908.