Global Community of Practice

Our Financial Wellbeing community of practice draws on expertise from multiple disciplines and institutions around the world.

  • John P. de New

    health and wellbeing, applied micro econometrics, welfare and income equality
    Professor of Economics, Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne

  • David C. Ribar

    poverty and household economics
    Honorary Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne and Faculty Director, Child and Family Policy Lab and Professor of Economics, Georgia State University

  • Carole Comerton-Forde

    market structure, with a focus on market liquidity and market integrity
    Professor of Finance, School of Banking and Finance, University of New South Wales

  • Carsten Murawski

    individual decision-making, in particular its neurobiological basis
    Professor in Finance and co-director, Brain, Mind and Markets Laboratory, University of Melbourne

  • Sam Tsiaplias

    applied macroeconomics, housing and household behaviour, and financial economics
    Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne

  • Nicolas Salamanca Acosta

    household behavioural decision-making and education, family economics, economic and social disadvantage
    Research Fellow, Melbourne institute, University of Melbourne

  • Ferdi Botha

    subjective wellbeing, family functioning, economic and social disadvantage
    Research Fellow, Melbourne institute, University of Melbourne

  • Edwin Ip

    behavioural economics, behaviour change
    Lecturer in Economics, University of Exeter, UK and affiliate, BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash University

  • James Ross


    Research Data Scientist, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

  • Andrea Nicastro

    predictive models and statistics
    Senior Data Scientist at The Commonwealth Bank of Australia