We’re proud to be the recipient of many Australian Research Council grants, funding important research projects that make a tangible difference to our economy and society. Our ARC grant outcomes are testament to our external reputation for high-quality research. 

ARC grant outcomes 2024

Discovery grants: $214,056

  • The Economics of (mis) Information in the Age of Social Media
    Investigators: Professor Anton Kolotilin; Professor Gabriele Gratton; Dr Hongyi Li; Professor Lionel Page
    School: Economics
    Amount of grant: $214,056

ARC grant outcomes 2023

Discovery grants: $782,639
Future Fellowships: $1,108,598

  • Judgment and Decision Making Using ESG Performance Information
    Investigators: Professor Mandy Cheng; Professor Kerry Humphreys; Professor Ken Trotman
    School: Accounting, Auditing and Taxation
    Amount of grant: $262,971

    Sustainable Fiscal Federalism and Reform of the GST Distribution System
    Investigators: Associate Professor Yan Xu; Professor Rick Krever; Professor Richard Eccleston; Professor John Freebairn; Dr Lachlan Johnson
    School: Accounting, Auditing and Taxation
    Amount of grant: $194,807

    Effects of Offshored Advanced Manufacturing on Productivity, and Growth
    Investigators: Associate Professor Elvira Sojli; Associate Professor Wing Wah Tham; Professor Kevin Fox
    School: Banking and Finance
    Amount of grant: $324,861

  • Understanding Business Dynamism: Drivers and Macroeconomic Implications
    Investigators: Professor Petr Sedlacek
    School: Economics
    Amount of grant: $1,108,598

ARC grant outcomes 2022

Discovery grants: $1,302,995

  • Gender-Lens Investing: Harnessing Social Innovation for Impact
    Investigators: Professor Danielle Logue; Professor Markus Hoellerer
    Centre/School: Centre for Social Impact, Management and Governance
    Amount of grant: $400,374 

    Designing Efficient and Equitable Voting Mechanisms
    Investigators: Scientia Professor Jacob Goeree; Mr Bernardo Garcia Pola
    School: Economics
    Amount of grant: $324,680 

    Understanding Macroeconomic Fluctuations with Unobserved Networks
    Investigators: Professor Valentyn Panchenko; Professor James Morley; Dr Christiern Rose; Dr Jorge Miranda Pinto; Professor Dick van Dijk
    School: Economics
    Amount of grant: $199,649

    Quantitative Analysis of Systemic Risk in Insurance
    Investigators: Professor Qihe Tang; Dr Han Li; Associate Professor Jatja Ignatieva; Associate Professor Henry Lam
    School: Risk and Actuarial Studies
    Amount of grant: $378,292

ARC grant outcomes 2021

Discovery grants: $3,450,120
Future Fellowships: $1,013,480
Grants administered through other faculties or universities: $729,915 

  • Optional tax policy meets modern labour supply theory 
    Investigators: Professor Michael Keane; Professor Alan Woodland 
    School: Economics 
    Amount of grant: $1,503,914 

    Bayesian inference for psychological theories with intractable likelihood 
    Investigators: Professor Robert Kohn; Professor Scott Brown; Dr Minh-Ngoc Tran; Dr David Gunawan 
    School: Economics 
    Amount of grant: $378,500 

    Statistical analysis of state-dependent government spending multipliers 
    Investigators: Dr Seojeong Lee; Dr Bonsoo Koo 
    School: Economics 
    Amount of grant: $336,939 

    Forecasting and financing healthy ageing and aged care in Australia 
    Investigators: Associate Professor Jonathan Ziveyi; Dr Yang Shen; Professor Michael Sherris; Associate Professor Jeromey Temple 
    School: Risk and Actuarial Studies 
    Amount of grant: $386,139 

    Collective action and collaborative governance in crisis situations 
    Investigators: Professor Dr Markus Höllerer; Associate Professor Paul Spee; Dr Graham Dwyer 
    School: Management 
    Amount of grant: $844,628 

  • Resilient democracy for the 21st century
    Investigator: Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    School: Economics 
    Amount of grant: $1,013,480

  • Financial performance, uncertainty and corporate investment decisions 
    Administering university: University of Technology, Sydney 
    Investigators: Professor Stephen Taylor; Associate Professor Andrew Jackson; Associate Professor Yaowen Shan 
    Type of grant: Discovery 
    Amount of grant: $223,915 

    Networks in Flux: Examining how sector relationships adapt to rapid change 
    Administering university: La Trobe University 
    Investigators: Dr Graham Brown; Professor Alan Shiell; Associate Professor Cynthia Webster; Professor Martin Holt; Associate Professor Peter Higgs; Dr Joseph Doyle; Professor Robyn Keast 
    School: Centre for Social Impact 
    Type of grant: Discovery 
    Amount of grant: $506,000 

ARC grant outcomes 2020 

Discovery grants: $644,000 
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA): $819,389 
Grants administered through other faculties or universities: $336,532 

  • Shock model-based framework for modelling correlated large losses 
    Investigators: Associate Professor Jae Kyung Woo; Associate Professor Chi Kin Eric Cheung; Professor Dr Hansjoerg Albrecher; Professor Gordon Willmot 
    School: Risk and Actuarial Studies 
    Amount of grant:$334,000 

    Extreme value theory approaches to insurance in a catastrophic environment 
    Investigators: Professor Qihe Tang; Associate Professor Benjamin Avanzi; Associate Professor Bernard Wong; Associate Professor Jose Blanchet 
    School: Risk and Actuarial Studies 
    Amount of grant: $310,000 

  • Tool of racial control: an economic analysis of laws vs. violence 
    Investigators: Dr Sarah Walker 
    School: Economics 
    Amount of grant: $399,350 

    Demystifying puzzles in retirement planning 
    Investigators: Dr Yang Shen 
    School: Risk and Actuarial Studies
    Type of grant: $420,039

  • Making policy reform work: a comparative analysis of social procurement 
    Administering university: Swinburne University of Technology 
    Investigators: Professor Josephine Barraket; Professor Martin Loosemore; Associate Professor Gemma Carey; Dr Emma Lee; Professor Michael Roy 
    Type of grant: Centre for Social Impact 
    Amount of grant: $336,532 

ARC grant outcomes 2019 

Discovery grants: $1,848,899 
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA): $317,000 
Future Fellowships: $998,299 
Linkage Grants: $261,000 
Grants administered through other faculties or universities: $213,00 

  • Rank-dependent choice equilibrium 
    Investigators: Professor Jacob Goeree; Dr Philippos Louis 
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $429,660 

    Improving payments for ecosystems services efficacy 
    Investigators: Dr Sarah Walker; Associate Professor Anne Bartlett; Associate Professor Jennifer Alix-Garcia; Professor Volker Radeloff 
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $579,239 

    Wicked defaults: how to overcome the dark side of choice architecture 
    Investigators: Professor Andreas Ortmann; Associate Professor Tom Wilkening; Dr Jingjing Zhang; Professor Dmitry Ryvkin 
    School: Economics 
    Amount of grant: $174,000 

    Digital nomadism: How IT enables new forms of working and organising 
    Investigators: Professor Dubravka Cecez-Kecmanovic; Dr Daniel Schlagwein; Professor John Campbell; Professor Olivera Marjanovic; Associate Professor Mari-Klara Stein; Professor Tina Jensen 
    School: Information Systems and Technology Management 
    Amount of grant: $390,000 

    A robust approach to designing mechanisms for budget constrained agents 
    Investigators: Associate Professor Juan Carlos Carbajal; Dr Ahuva Mu'alem Weil 
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $150,000 

    An economic analysis of multi-period reform programs 
    Investigators: Associate Professor Juan Carlos Carbajal; Professor John Ledyard 
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $126,000 

  • Technological change: Impact on labour, capital and policy 
    Investigator: Dr Evgenia Dechter  
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $371,000 

  • Origins, evolution, and economic cost of gender norms 
    Investigator: Professor Pauline Grosjean  
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $998,299 


  • Policy modelling for aging in emerging economics: The case of Indonesia 
    Investigators: Dr George Kudrna; Professor John Piggott; Mr Robert Palacios; Dr Maliki Maliki; Professor Peter McDonald 
    Schools: CEPAR and Economics  
    Amount of grant: $261,000 

  • Information acquisition and voting behaviour 
    Administering university: The University of Queensland 
    Investigators: Dr Carlos Pimienta (School of Economics); Dr Marco Faravelli; Dr Haishan Yuan 
    Type of grant: Discovery  
    Amount of grant: $213,000 

ARC grant outcomes 2018 

Discovery grants: $872,358 

  • Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services in Productivity Measurement 
    Investigators: Professor Kevin Fox; Professor Rupert Grafton; Mr Carl Obst; Professor Erwin Diewert 
    School: Economics (and Centre for Applied Economic Research)  
    Amount of grant: $320,000 

    Decentralized assets trading, centralized clearing and systemic risk 
    Investigators: Associate Professor Benoit Julien; Dr Guillaume Roger  
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $139,000 

    Productivity, growth and unemployment in economies with frictions 
    Investigators: Associate Professor Benoit Julien; Assistant Professor Liang Wang; Professor Randall Wright; Professor Ian King  
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $165,000 

    Retirement Income Product Innovation 
    Investigators: Professor Michael Sherris; Dr Jonathan Ziveyi; Professor Annamaria Olivieri  
    School: Risk & Actuarial Studies (and CEPAR)  
    Amount of grant: $350,000 

    Investment Irreversibility, Policy Uncertainty, and Hedging Strategies 
    Investigators: Associate Professor Li Yang; Professor Douglas Foster  
    School: Banking & Finance  
    Amount of grant: $264,000 

  • Competition in Persuasion 
    Investigator: Dr Keiichi Kawai  
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $311,00 

    Misspecification-robust inference for models of economic behaviour 
    Investigator: Dr Seojeong (Jay) Lee  
    School: Economics  
    Amount of grant: $331,000 

  • Serious Workplace Fraud: How it is Sustained and how Organisations Respond 
    Investigators: Professor Clinton Free, Associate Professor Paul Andon, Mr Dean Newlan  
    Schools: Accounting and AGSM  
    Partner Organisation: McGrathNicol Advisory Partnership  
    Amount of grant: $176,728 

  • Real Economy and Financial Networks: Formation, Structure, Policy Responses
    Administering university: University of Technology Sydney  
    Investigators: Associate Professor Valentyn Panchenko (School of Economics); Associate Professor Mikhail Anufriev; Associate Professor Paolo Pin  
    Type of grant: Discovery  
    Amount of grant: $386,000 

    The Medicare Safety Net and its impact on moral hazard, equity and welfare 
    Administering university: University of Technology Sydney  
    Investigators: Professor Denzil Fiebig (School of Economics); Professor Jane Hall; Associate Professor Kees van Gool  
    Type of grant: Discovery  
    Amount of grant: $441,500 

    Australian Industrial and Workplace Relations Law Library 
    Administering university: University of Technology Sydney  
    Investigators: Professor Peter Sheldon (School of Management); Professor Andrew Mowbray; Dr Philip Chung; Professor Andrew Stewart; Professor Graeme Orr; Associate Professor AnnaLouise Chapman; Associate Professor Shae McCrystal; Professor Mark Bray; Professor Michael O'Donnell; Dr Jillian Murray; Dr Michael Rawling; Mr Anthony O'Donnell  
    Type of grant: Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF)  
    Amount of grant: $450,000