Welcome

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I am a Professor of Economics at the University of Sydney. My research addresses three broad themes:

(i) the measurement of inequality, poverty and welfare,
(ii) the effect of economic shocks on the dynamic behaviour of families, and
(iii) the impact of public policies on household economic well-being.

My research draws on microeconomic models of individual and household behaviour combined with microeconometric methods.

My research has been published in journals such as Econometrica, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Public Economics, Econometrics Journal, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, Canadian Journal of Economics and The Economic Record.

This website contains links to research-related materials – such as STATA and GAUSS code, unpublished technical appendices, links to published papers and working papers. See the Research tab.

My official University of Sydney webpage can be accessed here.

Sydney is a great city to live in – and an activity I enjoy all year round is Mountain Trail Bike riding. For my take on the best rides in the Blue Mountains (1-2 hours from Sydney) and surrounds – see the MTB tab.