Dr Rosanna Scutella

Senior Research Fellow

Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Rosanna Scutella

Contact details

Phone: +61 3 8344 2097
Fax: +61 3 8344 2111
Email: r.scutella@unimelb.edu.au

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Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Level 5, Faculty of Business and Economics Building, 111 Barry Street, The University of Melbourne


Rosanna Scutella currently holds the position of Senior Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne. She is also the Deputy Project Director of Journeys Home: A Longitudinal Study of Factors Affecting Housing Stability. In 2010 Rosanna was on secondment to the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet as a Principal Policy Officer. ¬†Prior to that, she was the Ronald Henderson Research Fellow, a position jointly funded by the Melbourne Institute and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.  In this role she worked on a number of research projects on addressing social disadvantage.

Rosanna has been employed as an economist focusing on social economic issues for a number of years.  She has contributed to over 15 articles in highly respected peer reviewed economics journals including the Journal of Population Economics, Social Science and Medicine and the Economic Record. She has also been successful in obtaining funding from the Australian Research Council for two projects, for one of which she is the lead chief investigator. Rosanna has also been involved in public policy analysis and development in Australia through her roles at the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Victorian Government.

Research Interests

Poverty, inequality, social welfare, labour economics and public finance

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