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A/Prof Simon Feeny

A/Prof Simon Feeny

Position: Visitor
Phone: +61 3 522 71428
Campus: F


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Brief Biography

Associate Professor Simon Feeny has a PhD in International Development from RMIT University and a Master's degree in Economic Development and International Trade from the University of Reading, UK. Associate Professor Feeny's research interests include the allocation and effectiveness of foreign aid, the Millennium Development Goals, and vulnerability and resilience to economic shocks. Much of his research has focused on the Pacific region and he has published widely in leading international development journals.

Associate Professor Feeny has been the recipient of numerous grants; funding bodies have included the Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID). Previously he has worked for the United Nations University's World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and the University of Melbourne's Melbourne Institute for Applied Economic and Social Research (MIAESR). He has also undertaken work for the South Pacific Forum Secretariat and a number of international NGOs. At the Alfred Deakin Research Institute (ADRI), Associate Professor Feeny works with ADRI's Professor Mark McGillivray and Dr Sasi Iamsiraroj and Dr David Carpenter from Sustineo Pty Ltd on the ARC funded project entitled â??Supporting Pacific Development"�.

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