Professor Dodo Thampapillai

PhD, MEcon, BSc (Ag)
Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

  • Applied Economics 1402

Research interests

Environmental Economics

Environmental Macroeconomics


Professor Dodo J. THAMPAPILLAI is an economist and is a visitinng fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy

Dodo previously held a personal chair in Environmental Economics at Macquarie University in Australia, where he currently holds an adjunct professorship. He also held an adjunct professorship in the same field at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Uppsala) until 2009, following a periods Visiting Professorships between 1993 and 2001. He was awarded the DFG Professorship in Germany (University of Kiel 1999/2000).

In 2005, he was included in the list of Eminent Environmental Economists by UNESCAP and was previously a member of the UNEP Expert Group in Environmental Economics. He has over 150 publications including seven books and nine refereed monographs. His book with Matthias Ruth — Environmental Economics: Concepts Methods and Policies — was released by Routledge (UK) in May 2019.



Environmental Economics: Concepts, Methods and Policies, (with M. Ruth), Routledge June 2019 (U.K)

“Environmental Macroeconomics: A Negelected Theme in Environmental Economics – Leave Alone Economics”, Singapore Economic Review, October 2018 (with Yvonne Chen) (

 “The Size of an Air Shed – A Macroeconomic Stock Estimate”, Singapore Economic Review, May 2018 (

 “Rethinking Teaching of Basic Principles of Economics from a Sustainability Perspective”, Sustainability, May 2018 (with Namrata Chindarkar) (

 “External Debt in Macroeconomics: A Review”, International Journal of Economics and Business Research, 2016, (with Kelvin Lee).

 “New Estimates of Factor Income Shares in Central Asian Economies”, Economic Papers, 2016, (with Yvonne Chen, Chris Bacani and Omer Baris)

 “Ezra Mishan’s Cost of Economic Growth: Evidence from the Entropy of Environmental Capital”, Singapore Economic Review, May 2016



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