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Prof Mark McGillivray

Prof Mark McGillivray

Position: Research Professor in International Development
Phone: +61 3 522 78011
Campus: F


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Brief Biography

Mark McGillivray is Research Professor of International Development at Deakin University’s Alfred Deakin Research Institute (ADRI). Prior to joining ADRI Mark was Chief Economist of the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), in Canberra, Australia. Prior to joining AusAID he was Deputy Director of the United Nations World Institute for Development Economics Research, in Helsinki, Finland.

Mark is also a Research Associate at the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative at the University of Oxford, an Honorary Professor of Development Economics at the University of Glasgow and a Senior Fellow of the Fondation pour les Etudes et Recherches sur le Développement International in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Professor McGillivray is a recipient of a La Trobe University Distinguished Alumni award.

Mark’s research interests include aid effectiveness and allocation, measures of multidimensional well-being achievement, vulnerability in developing countries and inter-country inequality in well-being.

His more recent books include Inequality, Poverty and Well-being (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006), Human Well-being: Concept and Measurement (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007), International Development: Issues and Challenges (Palgrave-Macmillan, First Edition 2008 and Second Edition 2012 , with D. Kingsbury, J. Hunt, J. McKay and M. Clarke), Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 ), Development Aid: A Fresh Look (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009, with G. Mavrotas), Vulnerability in Developing Countries (UNU Press, 2009, with W. Naude and A. Santos-Paulino), Health Inequality and Development (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, with I. Dutta and D.Lawson), Understanding Small Island Developing States: Fragility and External Shocks (Routlege, 2011, with W. Naude and A. Santos-Paulino), Fragile States: Causes, Costs and Responses, Oxford University Press, (Oxford University Press, 2011, with W. Naudé and A. Santos-Paulino) and Measuring Vulnerability in Developing Countries: New Analytical Approaches (Routledge, 2011, with W. Naudé and A. Santos-Paulino).

Mark has also published more than 76 refereed journal articles and more than 52 refereed book chapters.

Professor McGillivray leads, as sole Chief Investigator, two Australian Research Council (ARC) supported projects. The first is entitled “Supporting Pacific Development”, which is conducted jointly ADRI’s industry partner, Sustineo Pty Ltd, and supported by the ARC’s Industry Linkage Grants scheme. The second is entitled “Towards Better Multidimensional Well-being Measurement”, which is supported by the ARC’s Discovery Grants scheme.

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