Dr Frederique Bracoud

Senior Lecturer

School of Economics
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 336 56569


My research is in the area of Economics of Banking, with a particular interest for modelling of competition and contract design in asymmetric information environments. Since 2012 my interests have increasingly moved towards Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.


PhD (Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium)

MSC (Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) ;

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Since October 2006

Lecturer at the School of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia.

September, 2000 - August, 2006

Lecturer at the Department of Economics, Keele University, UK.

September, 1998 - August, 2000

Lecturer at the Department of Economics and Accounting, University of Liverpool, UK.

October, 1989 - December, 1997

Teaching and Research Assistant at Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium.

Research Interests

My research in Banking theory revolves around five main areas:

Money supply endogeneity

Bank deposit optimal contracts

Auctions applied to central banking

Modelling of banking competition

Asymmetric information and credit rationing by banks

My interests in Scholarship of Teaching are:

Financial literacy of university students

Incentive mechanisms in students` commitment to learning


Bracoud, F. (2007) “Double Bertrand Competition among Intermediaries when Consumers can Default”, The Economics Bulletin, Vol. 4.

Bracoud, F. and Hillier, B. (2000) “Equity or Debt? Contracts in Markets with Asymmetric Information”, the Manchester School, Vol. 68, No. 1, pp 1-22.

Working Papers

Bracoud, F. (2002) “Sequential Models of Bertrand Competition for Deposits and Loans under Asymmetric Information”, Keele Economic Research Paper, KERP 2002/15

Bracoud, F. (2000) “On Monetary Implications of Credit Rationing under Asymmetric Information”, Keele Economic Research Paper, KERP 2000/10


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Notre Dame University of Nelson


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