Academic Programs Analyst, Monash University

David Carroll is a Melbourne-based economist and researcher, currently working both at Monash University as an Academic Programs Analyst, and as a Research Fellow in the School of Population and Global Health at The University of Western Australia. From 2008 to 2016, David was employed as Senior Research Associate at Graduate Careers Australia. A higher education specialist, David has authored numerous reports, papers and articles on issues relating to higher education, including the graduate labour market, student experience, institutional research methodologies and student retention, some being published in top journals. David has presented papers at meetings and conferences across the globe, and has collaborated with leading research and policy institutes, including the Grattan Institute and the National Institute of Labour Studies. David was awarded his PhD in economics from UNSW Canberra in 2015.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Research fellow, The University of Western Australia
  • 2016–present
    Academic programs analyst, Monash University
  • 2008–2016
    Senior research associate, Graduate Careers Australia

Education

  • 2015 
    UNSW Canberra, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2008 
    University of Southern Queensland, Master of Business Research
  • 2004 
    University of Southern Queensland, Bachelor of Business

Publications

  • 2014
    Job search as a determinant of graduate over-education: evidence from Australia, Education Economics
  • 2013
    Over-education of recent higher education graduates: new Australian panel evidence, Economics of Education Review

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    NCSEHE Research Grants Program
    Role:
    Co-investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
  • 2016
    NCSEHE Research Grants Program
    Role:
    Co-investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education

Research Areas

  • Economics Of Education (140204)
  • Higher Education (130103)