TEACHING AND ENGAGEMENT

COURSES TAUGHT

2019       Business Statistics (1st year course. Student numbers in course: 1800)

2019       Basic Econometrics (2nd year course. Student numbers in course: 430)

ENGAGEMENT

  1. Invited to give evidence at the House of Representatives Inquiry into ‘Intergenerational Welfare Dependence’. This has been recorded in public Hansard records and quoted in the Final Report from the inquiry - ‘Living on the Edge'.

  2. Paper titled ‘Intergenerational Disadvantage: Learning about Equal Opportunity from Social Assistance Receipt’ cited in Productivity Commission’s recent Research Paper titled: ‘Rising Inequality? – A stocktake of the evidence’ (2018).

  3. Tax and Transfer Policy Institute blog contribution: ‘Welfare Entry and Exit After Marital Separation Among Australian Mothers’ (2019).

  4. Pursuit article: ‘Who is Left Behind Under the New Child Care Subsidy’ (2018).

  5. Conversation article: ‘Childhood Homelessness Makes for Adult Unemployment: Study’ (2015).

  6. Co-convenor of the University of Melbourne interdisciplinary research initiative (Economic and Social Participation Hallmark). 2017- 2019.

  7. Guest co-editor of Australian Economic Review: Policy Forum: Public Investment in Disadvantaged Children - Salamanca, N., and Zhu, A. (2017).

GOVERNMENT REPORTS

  1. Zhu, A, Watson, I, Brennan, D, Adamson, E, Whiteford, P. (2011). Paid Parental Leave.  Report for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.

  2. Bradbury, B. and Zhu, A. (2010). The Impact of Separation on Labour Supply, Income Support Receipt and Income. Report for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.

  3. Redmond, G. and Zhu, A. (2008). Maternity Leave and Child Outcomes. Report for Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.