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PhD Student, Economic and Industrial Policy, Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, University of Sydney

Christopher Day is a PhD student at the University of Sydney Business School's Institute of Transport and Logistic Studies undertaking research in the fields of economic and industrial policy. Formerly Christopher was a product management analyst for GEICO (Berkshire Hathaway Insurance) and a researcher for the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science at the Australian Embassy in Washington DC where he undertook research in the areas of spatial economics and innovation policy. Prior to this, Christopher worked as a consultant for an economics and public affairs consultancy in London where he focused on industrial policy and productivity. Before moving into industry, Christopher was an academic in Sydney, where he taught in the areas of quantitative business analysis, corporate evaluation and international financial management and conducted research in the fields of corporate finance and accounting. Christopher holds a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge and graduated with First Class Honours and the University Medal from the University of Technology Sydney.


  • –present
    PhD Student, Economic and Industrial Policy, University of Sydney


  • 2018 
    University of Cambridge, MPhil, Land Economy
  • 2016 
    University of Technology Sydney, BBus (Hons)
  • 2015 
    University of Technology Sydney, BBus


  • 2022
    Non-executive directorship importance and takeover hostility: Australian evidence., Accounting and Finance
  • 2021
    Unlocking public procurement as a tool for place based industrial strategy., Regional Studies
  • 2020
    Continental Drift: Is the Euro’s Fixed Exchange Rate Regime Undermining Cohesion Policy?, European Review