Dr Leonora Risse holds a Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, in the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing.
Dr Risse earned her PhD in Economics from the University of Queensland in 2008 and has previously served as a Senior Research Economist for the Australian Productivity Commission.
Dr Risse specialises in applied microeconomics in the fields of labour economics, gender equality, population and demographic economics, the economics of education, the economics of health and wellbeing, and economic psychology.
Her professional industry experience also equips her to undertake research in applied policy analysis and evaluation.
- Econometric Techniques
- Stata user workshops
- Undergraduate/Postgraduate/Offshore delivery
- Applied microeconomics analysis
- Policy analysis and evaluation
- PhD Economics 2008 (UQ)
- B Economics (Hons I) 2002 (UQ)
- B Arts (Journalism/English) 2001 (UQ)
- Senior Research Economist, Productivity Commission (2009 - 2014)
- Mishra, A.,Ray, R.,Risse, L. (2017). A Multidimensional Dynamic Measure of Child Disadvantage: A Methodological Tool for Policymakers In: Social Indicators Research, , 1 - 32
- Farrell, L.,Fry, T.,Risse, L. (2016). The significance of financial self efficacy in explaining women's personal finance behaviour In: Journal of Economic Psychology, 54, 85 - 99