Professor Swee-Hoon Chuah
Swee-Hoon is an expert in cross-cultural experimental economics, where she investigates the impact of cultural factors such as values, religion and social identity on economic behaviour. She also uses experiments to study behaviour in online environments.
Swee-Hoon served a secondment to the Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government (BETA) at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and remains particularly interested in the application of behavioural insights to public policy challenges.
The policy relevance of her research is evidenced by the significant funding she has secured from governmental agencies, NGOs and research councils in the UK, USA and Australia.
Professor Robert Hoffmann
Robert is a behavioural economist whose work deals with decision-making in social and strategic situations.
He is particularly interested in how culture, religion and other social identities affect how people interact.
Rob was previously the head of the RMIT Behavioural Business Lab and, prior to that, headed the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research at Nottingham University Business School (UK).
His research has attracted significant funding from government agencies and research councils in the UK, USA and Australia.
Dr Ananta Neelim
Ananta is an economist interested in the impact of social institutions (such as gender norms) on individual decision-making.
Ananta has conducted impact evaluations of multiple projects and has provided consultancy services to Plan International, World Bank, International Organization for Migration, Swiss Development Corporation and the Australian Consumer Policy Research Centre.
Associate Professor Denni Arli
Denni has particular expertise in social marketing, consumer ethics and religiosity.
His research focuses on social issues and social changes through multidisciplinary approaches.
Denni has extensive experience managing and conducting research using multiple methodologies, including experiments, surveys, and systematic reviews, which has been published extensively in leading marketing journals.
Associate Professor Dan Daugaard
Dan is an expert in applied finance who believes that understanding behavioural biases and their ramifications is key to designing and implementing successful sustainability outcomes. His current research includes behavioural experiments with professional investment managers on sustainability choices and exploring the enablers for corporate leaders to improve sustainability practices.
Prior to his appointment at the University of Tasmania, he was the Deputy Director of the Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Finance at Macquarie University.
Dan has extensive industry experience managing institutional investment portfolios and developing innovative investment products, including introducing one of Australia's first environmental superannuation funds.
Dr Paul Blacklow
Paul is an economist who is passionate about investigating inequality.
His work examines tax reform, welfare payments, the cost of living, the cost of children, education performance, labour markets and the gender wage gap.
Paul specialises in modelling and analysing the behaviour and choices of individuals and households in these contexts using economic experiments and applied econometrics.
Dr Farveh Farivar
Farveh is a human resource management researcher and senior industry consultant with particular expertise in work digitalisation, the work-life interface and career mobility, with a focus on skilled migrants/international graduates.
Farveh applies contemporary research design in management studies, such as sentiment analysis, set-theoretic approaches and topic modelling; her configurational approach to integrating qualitative and quantitative data has received particular recognition.
The outputs of her research have been published in top-tier international management journals.