Peter Davidson has been researching, developing and advocating social and economic policy for many years. Over the years he has praised, opposed, analysed, and influenced Government tax, social security and employment policies, both from the outside (as advocate) and inside (on expert panels and advisory boards).
He is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney and is employed part-time as Principal Advisor at the Australian Council of Service (ACOSS).
He completed a PhD at the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney in 2018.
His thesis was a history of activation policies for long-term unemployed people in four countries.