Professor Alberto Posso

Alberto Posso is a Professor of Economics at the International Trade

and Development Research Group at RMIT, which he joined in 2009.

Position: Principal Research Fellow

Phone: +61 3 9925 5669


His work aims at generating evidence based policy advice to developing countries at both the national and community level. Geographically, his area of specialisation covers East Asia, Latin America and the Pacific. Alberto has over 35 peer-reviewed publications in prestigious outlets.

He also has a growing international reputation as evidenced by his keynote address at the APEC Labour and Social Protection Network meeting in Arequipa, Peru on May 2016, adjunct appointments in universities in Ecuador and Vietnam, as well as a series of invitations to give seminars in reputable academic, government and international institutions.

Alberto holds a PhD in Economics from the Australian National University (ANU) with specialisations in labour economics, development and applied econometrics.

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