Gabriela D’Souza is currently a Senior Economist at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia where she predominantly conducts research on immigration policy in Australia.
She is an at the Monash University department of business statistics and econometrics
Gabriela has a masters degree in economics from Monash University. During the course of her degree she published two research papers. Her first paper analysed Australia's most recent cohort of migrants and chronicled their economic success. Her second paper used ATO longitudinal tax file data (aLife) to identify the impact of easier access to higher education on the wage premium.
She writes on issues such as immigration, housing and labour market issues, and education. She has presented her research at conferences and seminars and appeared on panels.
She has appeared in media to talk about public policy issues of the day –on Pidgin Politics, a podcast on Australian politics and policy, and has appeared on ABC documentary Corey White’s Roadmap to Paradise.