ESA National Economic Panel Polls
| Author's Name: Lisa Cameron
Date: Tue 12 Feb 2019
Professor Lisa Cameron
Lisa Cameron is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne. She is an empirical micro-economist whose research incorporates the techniques of experimental and behavioural economics so as to better understand human decision-making. Much of her research focuses on policy evaluation - understanding the impacts and behavioural implications of public policy, with a focus on social and economic issues. She is particularly interested in the welfare of disadvantaged and marginalised groups and the socio-economic determinants of health in Australia and Asia - particularly Indonesia and China. She has extensive experience collaborating with agencies such as the World Bank and DFAT (formerly AusAID). She has been a member of the Editorial Board of Australia’s leading economic journal, the Economic Record. She is an Affiliated Professor at J-PAL, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Poverty Action Lab. She holds a Phd in economics from Princeton University and was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences in 2013.
Subject Area Expertise
Microeconomics, development economics; human capital – health, education and labour economics; experimental and behavioural economics.