Media Release Senior Appointment

The Reserve Bank has appointed Dr Jonathan Kearns to the position of Head of Economic Research Department. Dr Kearns was appointed from a strong field of both internal and external applicants.

Dr Kearns holds a first-class honours degree in economics/econometrics from the Australian National University (1994) and a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2002). He is currently Deputy Head of Domestic Markets Department, having previously held the position of Deputy Head of Economic Analysis Department. Dr Kearns's research has focussed particularly on financial market issues.


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