Research and Research Support Staff

Economics of Education and Child Development Research Team

  1. Professor John Haisken-DeNew

    Professorial Fellow
    (Economics of Education and Child Development)

    • Performance, incentives and competition in healthcare
    • Health Outcomes
    • Employment policy
    • Employment/unemployment over the lifecycle
    • Labour supply issues tied to sub-populations (e.g. women, Indigenous Australians, medial workforce)
    • Non-standard forms of employment
    • Social and tax policy as it relates to work incentives
  2. Dr Jaslene Lin

    Foundation Fellow
    (Economics of Education and Child Development)

    • Determinants of student achievement
    • Design and performance of schools and other educational institutions
  3. Dr Julie Moschion

    Senior Research Fellow
    (Economics of Education and Child Development,
    Labour Economics and Social Policy)

    • Effects of disadvantage on student outcomes and child development
    • Disadvantaged families
    • Family and household formation and dissolution
    • Housing and homelessness
    • Intergenerational transmission of socio-economic advantage and disadvantage
  4. Dr Cain Polidano

    Research Fellow
    (Economics of Education and Child Development)

    • Determinants of student achievement
    • Early childhood development
    • Effects of disadvantage on student outcomes and child development
    • Individual decision-making and incentives in education
    • Design and performance of schools and other educational institutions
    • Transitions from school to further education and training
    • Effects of policies and programs on welfare receipt & economic wellbeing

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