Prof Alison Booth

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Researcher's projects

2013-2015

 

 

 

2010-2014

 

 

 

 

2008-2010

CI for Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grant DP130103580. ‘Optimal taxation when the allocation of time matters’.  $178,886.  With Maria Racionero  and Pierre Pestieau

 

CI for Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grant DP1094021. ‘Taxation, family policy and pension reform in an uncertain economy’. $580,000. With P. Apps, R. Breunig, R. Rees and A. van Soest.

 

 

Principal CI for Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grant DP0878205 ‘Work-related Training in Australia’. $142,379.

 

2005-2008

CI for Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grant DP0556740 ‘Modelling the Labour Market and the Impact of the Tax-benefit System on Employment and GDP’. $319,000. With Profs. P. Apps and R. Rees.

 

2004

British Government Intellectual Diplomacy Award, The British Embassy, Buenos Aries, Argentina.

 

2004-2006

Principal CI for Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grant DP0449887 ‘Modelling the Impact of Home and Market Productivities on Employment Status, Part-time and Full-time Wages and Household Formation’. $280,000. With Prof. M. Coles.

 

Biography

Alison Booth is an Emeritus Professor of Economics and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, the Institute of Labor Economics in Bonn, and the Institute for Employment Research in Nürnberg. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Founding Fellow of the European Association of Labour Economists, and recipient of the Distinguished Fellow Award from the Economic Society of Australia.  Alison was elected to the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association in 2017. While her research interests broadly span labour economics and experimental economics, she is also interested in cultural influences on economic preferences and their impact on economic outcomes, the economics of gender, and imperfect competition and the labour market. Much of Alison’s work has been funded by grants provided by the Australian Research Council Discovery Program, the Leverhulme Trust, the Nuffield Foundation, and the Economic and Social Research Council. Alison has published in internationally renowned outlets including Quarterly Journal of EconomicsReview of Economics and StatisticsEconomic JournalJournal of the European Economics AssociationEuropean Economic Review, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation. Alison’s book, The Economics of the Trade Union, was a Princeton University Economics Book of the Year in 1996.

 The publications below are those since Alison joined the ANU in 2002. Her CV is at: http://www.iza.org/iza/en/webcontent/personnel/vitae/booth_cv.pdf

 

Research interests

Alison Booth's current research interests include cultural influences on economic preferences and their impact on economic outcomes, and the economics of gender. She is also interested in imperfect competition and the labour market.

Booth's downloadable research papers can be viewed at: http://ideas.repec.org/e/pbo47.html and her VoxEU columns can be viewed at: https://voxeu.org/users/alisonbooth0

Booth's novels can be viewed at: www.alisonbooth.net

Qualifications

BArch; MSc (Econ), PhD (Econ), London School of Economics

Expertise Areas

  • Labour Economics
  • PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING

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