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Maxwell King
Convener of Council of Deans and
Directors of Graduate Studies(DDOGS) in Australia, Australia


Professor Maxwell King is Deputy Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University and Director, Monash Research Graduate School.

Professor King is internationally recognised as a distinguished researcher in the field of econometrics. He has been a professor at Monash University since 1986. He specializes in the theory and practice of hypothesis testing, model selection, regression analysis, time-series analysis and forecasting. He is currently developing new test procedures and new model selection procedures using simulation methods. Other areas of expertise include:
• total quality management;
• quality management in higher education;
• quality issues in research student supervision.

Professor King has a Bachelor of Science (Hons), a Master of Commerce (Hons), and a PhD in Economics all from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 1997 and a Fellow of the Journal of Econometrics in 1989. He has held visiting professorships at the University of Auckland and the University of California, San Diego.

Professor King has been a member of or has held a leadership role in nineteen external organisations related to his academic disciplines and is currently Convenor of the Council of Deans and Directors of Graduate Studies(DDOGS) in Australia.

He remains an active researcher with a number of papers currently under review. He has received more than 26 competitive research grants and supervised over 40 Ph.D students. He received the Vice-Chancellor's award for postgraduate supervision in 1996 and was appointed a Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor in 2003.


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