Research Fellow - Henry Halloran Trust, University of Sydney

An economist specialising in property and urban development, environmental economics, rent-seeking and corruption.

New book — Game of Mates: How favours bleed the nation.

Writes for MacroBusiness, Evonomics, and maintains an internationally renowned personal blog called Fresh Economic Thinking.

A contributor to the economics discipline - a teacher, a working party member for developing Australian Learning Standards in Economics, economics committee member at Healthy Waterways, and an active member of the Economic Society of Australia.


  • –present
    Economist, The University of Queensland


  • 2008 
    Queensland University of Technology, Master of Business