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Bruce Chapman, AO


Professor Bruce Chapman, AO

Bruce Chapman is a professor of economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the ANU. He has a PhD from Yale University and has published around 200 articles and several books including in the areas of: higher education financing and student loans; wage and unemployment determination; government as risk manager; income contingent loans; and the economics of crime, happiness, cricket and marital separation. He has extensive experience in public policy having helped design the HECS policy, as a senior economic adviser to Prime Minister Paul Keating, and as an adviser to the World bank, the OECD and the governments of a large number of countries. He received an Order of Australia in 2001 and the Distinguished Fellow Award of the Economics Society of Australia in 2015.

Subject Area Expertise

  • Labour Economics
  • The Economics of Education (higher education student financing)
  • Economics Policy
  • Applied Econometrics
  • The Economics of Crime
  • The Economics of Sport




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