Prof. Pasquale Sgro
Chair in Economics, Deakin Business School in Australia.
Prof. Sgro is a theoretical trade economist who teaches international trade and microeconomics and researches international trade, growth theory and labour economics. He is co-editor of the Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Associate Editor of the Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability and a member of the Scientific Committee, European Economic and Finance Society, amongst other affiliations.
Prof. Sgro writes on a range of topics including, occasionally, the cashless society, tax evasion and the black market. He has contributed articles to The Age in Australia, 'Tap and Go? Sure but cash still has plenty of Lure', and the Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Cashing in the curse of hard bills'. He joins the panel both as an economist and a consumer.