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Leandro Magnusson

Dr Leandro Magnusson

Economics (UWA Business School)

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Economics (UWA Business School)
The University of Western Australia (M251)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 2924
BA(Econ) MA(Econ) Sao Paulo, PhD Brown
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.
Key research
Applied Econometrics and Econometrics
Refereed Journal Articles

Magnusson, L. M. and S. Mavroeidis (2014). Identification Using Stability Restrictions. Econometrica, 82 (5), 1799-1851.

Flynn, Z. and L.M. Magnusson (2013). Parametric Inference Using Structural Break Tests. The Stata Journal, 13 (4), 836-861.

Magnusson, L. M. (2010). Inference in Limited Dependent Variable Models Robust to Weak Identification. Econometrics Journal, 13, S56-S79.

Magnusson, L. M. and S. Mavroeidis (2010). Identification-robust Minimum Distance Estimation of the New Keynesian Phillips Curve. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 42 (2-3), 465-481.

Finlay, K. and L. M. Magnusson (2009). Implementing Tests for a General Class of Instrumental Variables Models That Are Robust to Weak Instruments. The Stata Journal, 9 (3), 398-421.


Magnusson, L. M. (2016). Review Econometrics in a Formal Science of Economics, by Bernt P. Stigum. Economic Record, forthcoming.
Funding received
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.

English, Portuguese (Native)
Econometric Society

Economic Society of Australia

International Association of Applied Econometrics
Honours and awards
- BHP Billiton Distinguished Research Award, 2014.
- Dean's Research Fellowship, 2013.
- Business School Research Development Award, 2012-13.
- Nomination for an Excellence in Teaching Award - Undergraduate Course Work (Business Econometrics - ECON2271, 2012; Econometrics - ECON3371, 2013).
- Ahern Family Award - Early Career Research, 2012.
- Research Summer Fellowship Program, Tulane University, 2008-09
- Teaching Assistantship, Brown University, 2002-2006.
- Scholarship, 1996-1997, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development - Brazil.
- Research Assistantship, 1994-1995 National Council for Scientific and Technological Development - Brazil.
Previous positions
Assistant Professor Tulane University (2007-2011).
Researcher, Institute of Applied Economic Research, Brazil (2000-2001).
Econometrics: Applied Advanced Econometrics (ECON 4413/5513), Business Econometrics (ECON 2271)
Quantitative Methods: Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics (ECON 1111).
Current projects
Ascari, G., Magnusson, L.M. and S. Mavroeidis. Empirical evidence on the Euler equation for consumption and output in the US.

Depiazzi, A. J. and L. M. Magnusson. Does Monetary Policy Affect Consumption in Australia?

Magnusson, L.M. and S. Mavroeidis. IV Regression with Time-Varying First Stage Regression.

Gannon, B., Harris, D., Harris, M.N., and L.M. Magnusson. Nonlinearities in Nonlinear Models: a Random Parameters Approach with an Application to the Child Health-Income Gradient.

Finlay, K. and L.M. Magnusson. Bootstrap Methods for Inference with Cluster-Sample IV Models.

Research profile
Research profile and publications

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