B. Bus, BA (Hons) Curtin; PhD Sydney
ARC Research Fellow
H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
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Mike has undertaken research on work, labour markets, skills development, occupational health and safety, and financial aspects of working life, including mortgage stress, superannuation and retirement. He has also written on the shifting of life course risks from employers and the state to workers and households and the growing role of financial markets in managing those risks. Previously, he was MBA Program Coordinator at the University of Wollongong. Mike holds a PhD in economics,is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of Employment Research at Warwick University and has taught at universities in Australia and Europe.
Dr Michael Rafferty is interviewed on ABC PM about tax concessions for superannuation.
Speculation about changes to the pension age has economists divided and brought fresh demands that any changes should also applied to superannuation. Dr Michael Rafferty is interviewed on the matter.
ABC Radio PM
Dr Michael Rafferty has been interviewed by ABC Radio on the topic of the federal government's proposed changes to superannuation.
Dr Mike Rafferty has been interview by Fairfax Media over the federal government???s proposed changes to superannuation
The Australian Financial Review
Dr Mike Rafferty has had a letter to the editor published in the Australian Financial Review, calling into question the points raised in an opinion editorial on independent contracting in the construction industry.
Norwegian Research Council
Jan Wallander Foundation
This project will respond to the pressing need for greater understanding of the new socio-economic terrain of social risk shifting. The project will situate retirement financing within a discourse of risk shift to households and individuals, which is seeing social roles and identities tied, in cultural as well as monetary ways, into global finance.
ARC Federation Fellowship
- Finance and financial markets
- Corporate governance
- Transition economics
- International economics and business
- Political economy
- Monetary theory
- Australian economic policy
- Balance of Payments