Dr Juliana Silva Goncalves

PhD, Queensland University of Technology
Research Fellow

Member of the Charles Perkins Centre

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Juliana is a behavioural and experimental economist interested in gaining a better understanding of the reasons for persistent disparities in education, career and health outcomes between different socioeconomic groups. Juliana is particularly interested in studying how the school environment influences student decisions as well as in the evaluation of interventions aiming at improving educational outcomes of disadvantaged students. Juliana obtained her PhD from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in 2015 and was subsequently a research fellow at the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB) and QUT. Juliana joined the University of Sydney in 2018 and is a research fellow of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course.

Research interests

  • Behavioural and Experimental Economics
  • Education
  • Public Policy
  • Health
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people well-being

Associations

  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course
  • Charles Perkins Centre, Economics of Human Development research node

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Dulleck, U., He, Y., Kidd, M., Silva-Goncalves, J. (2017). The impact of affirmative action: Evidence from a cross-country laboratory experiment. Economics Letters, 155, 67-71. [More Information]
  • Page, L., Sarkar, D., Silva-Goncalves, J. (2017). The older the bolder: Does relative age among peers influence adolescents' self-confidence and risk attitudes? Journal of Economic Psychology, 63, 43-81. [More Information]
  • Dulleck, U., Silva-Goncalves, J., Torgler, B. (2016). Evaluation of an Incentive Program on Educational Achievement of Indigenous Students. Economic Record, 92(298), 329-347. [More Information]

2017

  • Dulleck, U., He, Y., Kidd, M., Silva-Goncalves, J. (2017). The impact of affirmative action: Evidence from a cross-country laboratory experiment. Economics Letters, 155, 67-71. [More Information]
  • Page, L., Sarkar, D., Silva-Goncalves, J. (2017). The older the bolder: Does relative age among peers influence adolescents' self-confidence and risk attitudes? Journal of Economic Psychology, 63, 43-81. [More Information]

2016

  • Dulleck, U., Silva-Goncalves, J., Torgler, B. (2016). Evaluation of an Incentive Program on Educational Achievement of Indigenous Students. Economic Record, 92(298), 329-347. [More Information]

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