Ctr for Health Economics


David is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics.

His broad research interests are in health economics, labour economics, and microeconometrics; but he has a particular interest in the measurement of health, and the economics of mental health and child development.

David's recent research was funded by an ARC DECRA titled 'How Costly is an Unhealthy Start in Life? An Econometric Analysis of Childhood Health and Adult Prosperity' and an ARC DP titled 'The Socioeconomic Determinants and Dynamics of Mental Health and Disorders in Australia and the UK: Evidence from Childhood to the Elderly Years'.

A list of up-to-date publications can be found at:




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