Children's cognitive development and health
This project aims to understand time investment decisions of children and adolescents.
Disability and Health
This project aims to identify cost-effective policies that improve the health of people with disabilities in Australia.
Dynamics of loneliness and social isolation
This project aims to provide new insights into the socioeconomic dynamics of loneliness and social isolation using advanced econometric modelling techniques.
Economic stress, skills and life outcomes
The project aims to identify the role of economic stress in non-cognitive skill (NCS) development and life outcomes.
Economics of mental wellbeing
Bringing together leading national and international economists who are passionate about undertaking and promoting much-needed mental health research.
Better care for patients with myeloma
This project will develop and validate a novel patient-level simulation model to estimate patients in Australia with multiple myeloma (MM), and their associated quality of life and costs.
Gambling opportunities and related harms
This project aims to quantify the casual effect and associated consequences of increasing the residential proximity and density of gaming venues on gambling preferences.
Health technology assessments for government
The team provides advice, formal commentaries and reports on costs and benefits of new health technologies and services.
Inequalities in health and wellbeing
This project will provide new knowledge on the causes of ill health, and help explain observed inequalities in health.
Insecure Work and Mental Health
Mental illness constitutes a major burden on labour market productivity, with sickness absence, reduced work performance and long-term incapacity due to associated costs.
Improving health aid - incorporating recipient priorities.
This project aims to increase effectiveness of Australia’s health aid program in the Asia-Pacific region by employing advanced health economics methods.
Mental Health Modelling
The Australian Government has engaged a consortium to develop an analytical simulation model capable of predicting the impact of COVID-19 on rates of mental health.
Socioeconomic Inequity in Mental Healthcare
Resources for mental healthcare are distributed inequitably in Australia; across households and across neighbourhoods.
Revitalising informal settlements and their environments
RISE investigates the benefits of a localised, water sensitive approach to revitalising informal settlements.