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Professor Stephen King

Professor of Economics, Monash University
Member (Part Time), National Competition Council
Member (Part Time), Economic Regulation Authority of WA
Director, Monash Business Policy Forum
Director, CoRE Research Pty Ltd


Relevant qualifications and honours

  • Bachelor of Economics - B.Ec (Hon) ANU (1985)
  • Master of Economics - M.Ec Monash University (1987)
  • Master of Arts - AM Harvard University (1989)
  • PhD Harvard University (1991)


Relevant work history



  • 2009-2012 - Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia
  • 2004-2009 - Member, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) (Chair, Mergers Review Committee)
  • 2002-2004 - Professor of Management (Economics), Melbourne Business School
  • 1998-2004 - Professor of Economics, Department of Economics University of Melbourne
  • 1994-1997 - Research Fellow, Economics Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • 1991-1994 - Lecturer, Department of Economics University of Melbourne
  • 1998-1991 - Section Leader Introductory Microeconomics, Harvard College
  • 1989 and 1990 - Lecturer, Mathematics for Economists, Harvard University


Expert witness

  • 2003 - Expert testimony on vertical integration in electricity (re: AGL v ACCC) to the Federal Court of Australia
  • 2002 - Expert testimony on electricity (re: review of a NEMMCO determination on the SNI Interconnector) to the National Electricity Tribunal
  • 2002 - Expert evidence (witness statement) on telecommunications access pricing (re: AAPT and Telstra) to the Australian Competition Tribunal,
  • 2001 - Expert testimony on regulation to Victorian Supreme Court re: TXU v ORG
  • 2000 - Expert testimony on electricity distribution to Victorian ORG appeal tribunal
  • 1999 - Expert testimony to Australian Federal Court re: ACCC v Safeway
  • 1999 - Expert evidence (witness statement) to Australian Federal Court re: ACCC v Telstra
  • 1997 - Expert testimony to Australian Competition Tribunal on Natural Gas Supply


Competition law publications