I am Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics 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 the founding director of datainspace, co-founder of and the IP Observatory, and co-founder and one of the directors of KASPR Datahaus PTY LTD

I am also a founding member 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.