Paul is completing a PhD in the Economics program, and has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Sydney. His PhD focuses on the role of mental health as a pathway for intergenerational disadvantage. He is currently working as a health economist at the University of Melbourne, and previously as an economist with the Australian Department of Employment and Workplace Relations. He has expertise in applied microeconometrics, causal inference, panel data methods, and the analysis of large administrative databases.
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Paul’s research focuses on the role of mental health as a pathway for intergenerational disadvantage. His first paper uses the Youth in Focus survey to look at the relationship between mental health and economic activity. His second and third papers use administrative income support data to examine the relationship between mental health and unemployment benefit reliance.
- 2021-current Health Economics Unit, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne
- 2007-2012 Social Policy Research and Evaluation: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200 Australia