I am Professor at the Department of Economics and current Director of SoDa Labs at Monash University. My research interests are in the fields of political economy, environmental economics, insurance economics and development economics.

My research has been published, among others, in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and Journal of Public Economics.

Some of my work has been featured by media outlets such as The Economist, The Washington Post, Wired, or MIT Tech Review.

I am a founding member of Monash SoDa Labs, an empirical research laboratory associated with Monash University’s Department of Economics and Department of Econometrics in the Monash Business School. SoDa Labs applies new tools from data science, machine learning, and beyond to answer social science questions using alternative and big data.

I am also the co-founder and one of the directors of KASPR Datahaus PTY LTD, co-founder of the IP Observatory, and founding director of datainspace.