About this blog
This blog is a collection of views put forward by Greg Lopez. It does not reflect the views of the organisations that he is associated with.
About Greg Lopez
Greg Lopez is a lecturer at the Murdoch University Executive Education Centre, a fellow at the Asia Research Centre, and a member of the Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability, all at Murdoch University’s School of Business and Governance in Perth, Western Australia. He also holds an ongoing visiting fellowship at the Department of Political and Social Change, College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University.
Prior to this role, he worked in various research and advocacy capacities with private consultancies, think tanks, and non-governmental organisations. He has extensive experience in the region, working on public policy issues involving economic and political reforms, and have undertaken in depth research and analysis in these areas.
Greg Lopez has been educated both in Malaysia and Australia and hold a PhD in economics from the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. His research interests are in understanding the interplay between states, society and markets, and the political economy and institutional arrangements of countries “stuck in the middle income trap” in the ASEAN region and Australia’s relationship with these economies.