Big Data Modelling for Policy Evaluation

This network develops and applies statistical models to take advantage of "big data" in answering policy-relevant questions, especially surrounding health, health-care provision, and related ageing issues.

Network leader

Prof Valentyn Panchenko
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Network members

Scientia Professor Robert Kohn
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A/Prof Loretti Isabella Dobrescu
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Highlight achievements

  • Five network members have a total of 28 different A*/FT45 publications since 2010, including Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Health Economics, Marketing Science, Journal of Human Resources, and European Economic Review
  • ARC Fellowships: DORA (Kohn), DECRA (Panchenko), CEPAR Early Career Research Fellowship (Dobrescu)
  • Kohn is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Econometrics and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (2005)
  • Doiron was Co-Editor of Economic Record (2009-2013) and gave the Faye Gale Lecture sponsored by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2011
  • Fiebig and Kohn are Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia
  • ARC grant awards totalling more than $14 million (Fiebig, Kohn, Doiron, Panchenko, and Dobrescu).
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