Ashton is an industry-engaged academic who works across several areas, including the economics of local regions and households. He also applies his skills to explore how policies impact our society.
Ashton de Silva is an applied economist with an excellent track record of multidisciplinary activities across research and teaching domains. His expertise includes policy analysis, local economies (including housing/property markets) as well as the complexities of household decisions relating to diverse financial (digital) products. He has strong links with industry and various government entities. In addition, he has forged a strong reputation in leadership.
He publishes regularly in leading academic journals and has successfully managed and taught programs at undergraduate & postgraduate levels across international locations. He is also an active (senior) PhD supervisor that has been and continues to be influential in shaping research education across various disciplines.
- Teaching and Research
- PhD Econometrics, Monash University
- Angelopoulos, S.,De Silva, A.,Navon, Y.,Sinclair, S.,Yanotti, M. (2023). In press - Economic Resilience in a Pandemic: Did COVID-19 Policy Effects Override Industry Diversity Impacts in Australia? In: Economic Papers, , 1 - 19
- Narayanan, V.,De Silva, A.,Callanan, J. (2023). INFLUENCERS IN PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT In: Australian Tax Office (ATO) Australia
- De Silva, A.,Yanotti, M.,Sinclair, S.,Angelopoulos, S. (2023). Place-Based Policies and Nowcasting In: Australian Economic Review, 56, 363 - 370
- Navon, Y.,De Silva, A. (2023). Measuring Local Economic Activity Using Pedestrian Count Data* In: Economic Record, , 1 - 15
- Moallemi, M.,Melser, D.,Chen, C.,De Silva, A. (2022). The Globalization of Local Housing Markets: Immigrants, the Motherland and Housing Prices in Australia In: Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 65, 103 - 126
- Moallemi, M.,Melser, D.,De Silva, A.,Chen, X. (2022). Examining the spatial and non-spatial linkages between suburban housing markets In: International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, 15, 1170 - 1194
- Elkins, M.,Coate, B.,Ozmen, M.,De Silva, A. (2022). Willingness to Volunteer: An Exploration of the Potential Volunteer Pool for Community Arts Programs In: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 51, 1499 - 1515
- Feeny, S.,Trinh, T.,De Silva, A. (2022). Detecting Disasters and Disaster Recovery in Southeast Asia: Findings from Space In: Natural Hazards Review, 23, 1 - 16
- De Silva, A.,Duong, H.,Nguyen, T.,Nguyen, Y. (2022). Bank risk in uncertain times: do credit rationing and revenue diversification matter? In: Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, , 1 - 34
- Alderton, A.,Villanueva, K.,Davern, M.,Reddell, T.,Lata, L.,Moloney, S.,Gooder, H.,Hewitt, T.,De Silva, A.,Coffey, B.,McShane, I.,Cigdem, M. (2022). What works for place-based approaches in Victoria. Part 1: A review of the literature. In: Victorian Government Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions Melbourne, Australia
14 PhD Completions2 PhD Current Supervisions
- DJTR - What Works for Place Based Approaches (Administered by: Jesuit Social Services). Funded by: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions - Competitive from (2021 to 2022)
- Regional Jobs, Work and Employment. Funded by: Regional Australia Institute from (2019 to 2021)
- Using real time data to understand housing insecurity. Funded by: AHURI Research Grants 2019 (CAT 1 Generic) from (2019 to 2020)
- Future Jobs and Regional Workforce Development. Funded by: Regional Australia Institute from (2018 to 2021)
- Evidence-based inquiry into property transfer methodologies (RCP105). Funded by: AHURI National Housing Research Program Grants 2016 from (2016 to 2017)