ESA National Economic Panel Polls
| Author's Name: Margaret McKenzie|
Date: Tue 04 May 2021
Dr Margaret McKenzie
Margaret McKenzie currently holds the position of ACTU Economist at the Australian Council of Trade Unions. Her role includes preparing the ACTU’s submissions to the Annual Wage Review at the Fair Work Commission which determines the minimum wage and award wage rates. She is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Federation Business School, Federation University Australia. She has lectured in economics at universities in Australia and the UK, most recently at Deakin University. She has worked in a wide range of economic policy areas in the Australian public service, mainly at the ACCC. She has written and presented widely in the media. She has a PhD and an MSc in economics from Birkbeck College London, and a BA (hons) in anthropology from Monash.
Subject area expertise
Macroeconomics, labour economics, privatisation and outsourcing, industry policy, trade policy, development, income distribution and poverty, market failure, empirical