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Associate Professor Christis Tombazos

  Organisation: Department of Economics
Title: Associate Professor
Qualifications: BS Summa Cum Laude, MA, PhD Economics The Ohio State University


Christis is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Executive Director of the Centre for Increasing Returns and Economic Organisation (CIREO). His research concentrates on international economics and in particular on international trade theory, endogenous division of labour, the political economy of trade policy, and the interactions between international trade and labour markets. He has published in a host of journals including the Journal of International Economics, the European Economic Review, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. He is currently the editor of Division of Labour and Transaction Costs.


Office: Clayton Campus
Room E877, Building 11
Monash University Vic 3800
Telephone: +61 3 9905 5166
Fax: +61 3 9905 5476


Teaching Commitments: ECC4690 International Trade


Research Interests: International trade theory, trade and labour market interactions, endogenous policy formation, and division of labour.


Selected Publications:

Opp, M., Sonnenschein, H.F., & Tombazos, C.G. (2009). Rybczynski's theorem in the Heckscher-Ohlin world - anything goes. Journal of International Economics, 79(1), 137-142.

Corden, M., Forsyth, P.J., & Tombazos, C.G. (2008). Tribute: Distinguished fellow of the Economic Society of Australia 2007. Economic Record, 84(265), 267-272.

Tombazos, C.G. (2005). A revisionist perspective of European research in economics. European Economic Review, 49(2), 251-277.

Tombazos, C.G., Yang, X., & Zhang, D. (2005). A Neo-Heckscher Ohlin model of trade with endogenous production patterns. Economic Record, 81(255), 107-117.

Tombazos, C.G. (2003). A production theory approach to the imports and wage inequality nexus. Economic Inquiry, 41(1), 42-61.

Tombazos, C.G. (2003). Unprotected tariffs, ineffective liberalization, and other mysteries: an investigation of the endogenous dimensions of trade policy formation in Australia. Southern Economic Journal, 70(1), 49-74.

Tombazos, C.G. (1999). The impact of imports on the demand for labor in Australia. Economics Letters, 62(3), 351-356.

Tombazos, C.G. (1998). US production technology and the effects of imports on the demand for primary factors. Review of Economics and Statistics, 480-483.