Research Grants and Projects

  • Grants
  • Projects and Research

CURRENT GRANTS WITHIN THE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

Our expert researchers continually publish in internationally renowned journals and receive prestigious research grants from national and international funding bodies.

AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL (ARC)

2014 - 2020

Arc Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course

Janeen Baxter (UQ), Stephen Zubrick, Deborah Cobb-Clark, Mark Western, Lorraine Mazerolle, Matthew Sanders, Colm Harmon, MIchele Haynes, David Lawrence, Greg Duncan, Miles Corak, Wei-Jun Yeung, Rebekah Coley, Adrian Raine, Barbara Elliot, David Weisburd, Arnaud Chevalier, Orla Doyle, Heather Laurie, Helen Rogers, Fadwa Al Yaman 

ARC Centres of Excellence

2014 - 2016

Human capital, cognitive Skills and labour market outcomes

Garry Barrett, Colm Harmon, Stephen Whelan, Micheal B. Coelli, Eric A. Hanushek, W. Craig Riddell, Stephen G. Donald

Discovery Projects (DP)

2014 - 2018

Human capital risk: Implications for policy

Aarti Singh

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)

2013 - 2015

Bank regulation: the implications of interconnectedness and adaptive behaviour

 Jonathan Newton

 Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)

2010 - 2015

Field experiments motivated by behavioral economics to understand prosocial behaviour and improve blood supply

Robert Slonim

Discovery Projects (DP)

AUSTRALIAN AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (AUSAID)

2013 - 2015

The Human and Environmental Impacts of Migratory Pastoralism and Index-Based Livestock Insurance in Arid and Semi-Arid East Africa

Russell Toth

Australian Agency for International Development (AUSAID)

AUSTRALIAN HOUSING AND URBAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE (AHURI)

2014 - 2015

House prices, mortgage debt and labour supply: Evidence from Australian households

Kadir Atalay

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd 

2014 - 2015

The relationship between intergenerational transfers, housing and economic outcomes

Stephen Whelan

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd 

OTHER MAJOR INTERNATIONAL FUNDING BODIES

2011 - 2014

Collaborative Proposal: Integrating Expenditure and Production Estimates in International Comparisons

John Romalis

National Science Foundation

2012 - 2014

AXA Insurance Group Post-doctoral Fellowship

Agnieszka Tymula

AXA Insurance Group

2013 - 2014

Social influence and registry design to motivate blood donations

Robert Slonim

Science of Philanthropy Initiative, Templeton Foundation

2013 - 2014

Buying a Job, Social Institutions, and Market Access for Growth-Orientated MSMEs

Russell Toth

Centre for Economic Policy Research (UK)

2013 - 2014

Organisational Change and the Modern Firm

Suraj Prasad & Guillaume Roger

Group of Eight, Germany Joint Research

Co-operation Scheme

2011 - 2015

The emergence of transformative entrepreneurship: Evidence from ex ante characteristics, career choices and outcomes of business students in a developing country setting

Russell Toth

Innovations for Poverty Action

PROJECTS AND RESEARCH

Senior Lecturer, Dr Stephen Whelan, Postgraduate Coordinator

Dr Stephen Whelan talks about the courses he teaches and his research into the effects of childcare on the labour market activity of Australia's ageing population.

Lecturer Dr Jonathan Newton

Dr Jonathan Newton discusses evolutionary game theory and provides examples of strategy in everyday decision making.