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Senior lecturer in Economics, University of Wollongong

Dr Silvia Mendolia is a Senior Lecturer in Economics in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.
Silvia joined the Faculty of Business in 2012, after having worked at the Social Policy Research Centre (UNSW) and at the University of Aberdeen (Department of Economics and Health Economics Research Unit).

Silvia's research interests are in empirical health and labour economics, with a strong focus on family well-being, education and mobility. She has published in high quality economics journals, such as Health Economics, Economics of Education Review, and Journal of Population Economics.

Silvia is the recipient of a 2017 Vice-Chancellor Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning - OCTAL , for the high level of competence and innovation in her learning and teaching practices at UOW.


  • –present
    Senior lecturer, Centre for Human and Social Capital Research