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Professor Helen Cabalu-Mendoza

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Position
Head of School
Faculty
Curtin Business School (CBS)
School
School of Economics and Finance
Campus
Bentley Campus
Location
402.513
Phone
08 9266 3241

Overview

Professor Helen Cabalu joined the School of Economics and Finance through the Area of Research Excellence in Oil and Gas Management (OGM) in January 2008. At the OGM, Helen's main areas of research include international trade policy in the primary (resource) sector, economic (CGE) modelling, competition policy and regulation in Asia-Pacific economies.

 

Helen’s previous research has encompassed a wide range of topics in the area of international trade policy (especially in respect of ASEAN and developing countries and in the light of changing World Trade Organisation deliberations), competition policy at the national and international levels, resource economics with major international economics component, macroeconomic policy of economies in East Asia and Australia, the impact of the Asian economic crisis of 1997 and its aftermath, corporate governance reforms in Asia, higher education policy in Australia, and macroeconomic issues concerning the Philippine economy.

She has published in a number of academic journals including: Applied Economics, Advances in Financial Economics, Australian Economic Review, Economic Papers, Global Economy Journal, Journal of Economic Integration, Policy, and the Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business. She has also written a number of books/chapters in books and government reports.

 

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Employment History

 

 

Helen has undertaken a large number of consultancies for international organisations such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), USAID, and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS); and for Australian Government agencies like AusAID, AFFA and DFAT. In 2002, Helen was on secondment from Curtin, consulting with the Asian Development Bank in Manila. She was appointed as Macroeconomist Team Leader to oversee the operations of the Asia Recovery Information Centre of the ADB.

 

 

 

 

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Research Fields

    Economics

  • Economic Development and Growth
  • Environment and Resource Economics
  • International Economics and International Finance
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified
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Research Interests

International Trade Policy, Energy Economics, Economic development, Asian economies, Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling, competition policy and regulation in Asia-Pacific economies.

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Publications


2015

Journal Articles (Research)

2014

Journal Articles (Research)

2013

Book Chapters (Research)

Journal Articles (Research)

2010

Journal Articles (Research)

2009

Journal Articles (Research)

Conference Articles (Research)

2008

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., and C. Manuhutu. 2008. "Vulnerability of natural gas supply in the Asian gas market." In 37th Australian Conference of Economists, Sep 30, 2008, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia: Economic Society of Australia (Queensland) Inc.
  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., C. Alfonso, and C. Manuhutu. 2008. "Regional cooperation in energy security in the ASEAN+3." In 2nd IAEE Asian Conference, Nov 5, 2008, Perth, Australia: Curtin University of Technology.

2007

Journal Articles (Research)

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., and C. Alfonso. 2007. "Does AFTA Create or Divert Trade?." In 36th Australian Conference of Economists, Sep 24, 2007, Grand Chancellor Hotel, Hobart Tasmania: University of Tasmania.

2006

Books (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., P. Koshy, and U. P. Rodriguez. 2006. "Analysing Safeguard Measures under the WTO using the Philippine TARFCOM Model." Perth, Western Australia: Curtin University of Technology- John Curtin Institute of Public Policy.
  • Rodriguez, U. P., and H. Cabalu-Mendoza. 2006. "An Assessment of the Economywide Impact of Philippine Tariff Changes in the early 2000s." Perth, Western Australia: Curtin University of Technology- John Curtin Institute of Public Policy.

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H. 2006. "Ins and Outs of Asia's financial crisis." In Newly Industrializing Countries after Asian Crisis B.R. Publishing Ltd: B.R. Publishing.

Journal Articles (Research)

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H. 2006. "When policymakers don't get it right: evidence from the Philippine 2005 tariff reform." In 35th Australian Conference of Economists 2006, Sep 25, 2006, Perth, Western Australia: Curtin University of Technology.

2005

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H. 2005. "Reforms in Corporate Governance in Asia after the Financial Crisis." In Advances in Financial Economics, 51-73 Netherlands: Elsevier.

Journal Articles (Research)

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H. 2005. "Recent Reforms in Corporate Governance in Asia: The Experience of Five Countries." In 9th International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development: Management Challenges in Times of Global Change and Uncertainty, May 25, 2005, Hanyang University, Seoul Korea: Center for International Business, Montclair State University.
  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., and C. Alfonso. 2005. "Is AFTA Trade Creating or Trade Diverting?." In 9th International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development: Management Challenges in Times of Global Change and Uncertainty, May 25, 2005, Hanyang University, Seoul Korea: Center for International Business, Montclair State University.

2004

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Birch, E., H. Cabalu-Mendoza, and P. Kenyon. 2004. "Gender Pay Equity in the Victorian Public Sector Service: A Preliminary Analysis." Western Australian Quarterly Bulletin of Economic Trends 1: 64-75.

2003

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H. 2003. "Recent Reforms in Corporate Governance in Asia." Western Australian Quarterly Bulletin of Economic Trends 2: 57-78.

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., P. Kenyon, P. Koshy, and N. Wills-Johnson. 2003. "Governance structures for competition policy: A case study of the Philippines." In Strategies for Sustainable Globalization: Business Responsesto Regional Demands & Global Opportunities, Jan 1, 2003, Bangkok, Thailand: Haworth Press, Binghamton.

2001

Books (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., D. Doss, S. Fryer-Smith, P. Kenyon, P. Koshy, N. Wills-Johnson, and V. Valencia.. "Issues in the implementation of competition policy in the Philippines." Perth, Western Australia: Institute for Research into International Competitiveness. Inpress.

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H.. "The Asian crisis: Causes, consequences and policy responses." In 21st Century Asia - Economic restructuring and challenges of mega-cities Japan: Institute of Economic Research, Osaka City University. Inpress.

2000

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Doss, N., and H. Cabalu. 2000. "When east meets south: Economic gains from India-APEC trade." Applied Economics 32 (11): 1405-1418.

1999

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Cabalu, H. 1999. "A review of the Asian crisis: Causes, consequences and policy responses." Australian Economic Review 32 (3): 304-313.

1998

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Doss, D., and H. Cabalu-Mendoza. 1998. "When east meets south: Economic gains from India-APEC trade." In Managing economic liberalization in South Asia - Directions for the 21st Century, Aug 1, 1998, Chennai, India: Macmillan India Limited.
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2005

Books (Research) - Other

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., and U. P. Rodriguez. 2005. "A User's Guide to the TARFCOM Model." Perth Western Australia: John Curtin Institute of Public Policy, Curtin University.

2001

Books (Research) - Other

  • Horridge, M., J. Giesecke, H. Cabalu-Mendoza, M. Mendoza, and U. P. Rodrigeuz.. "Tarfcom: A CGE model of the Philippines." Perth Western Australia: Institute for Research into International Competitiveness. Inpress.

2000

Books (Research) - Other

  • Cabalu-Mendoza, H., P. Kenyon, and P. Koshy.. "Of Dollars and Cents: Valuing the Economic Contribution of Unversities to the Australian Economy." 1st. Level 5 1 Spring Street Melbourne Vic: Business Higher Education Round Table. Inpress.
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