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Marc Curran is Research Assistant in International Development at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute. Marc works on a project funded by the Australian Research Council entitled: ‘Towards Better Multidimensional Well-being Measurement’. Marc is currently undertaking a PhD in International Development at Deakin University under the supervision of Professor Mark McGillivray. Marc’s research focus looks at measuring achieved well-being in developing countries. He is particularly interested in various issues relating to the design and application of the well-known Human Development Index.
Marc was awarded a Masters Degree in Economics from University College Dublin in 2009. Marc’s thesis measured the effect that government donations to charitable organisations had on the decision of individuals to donate to charitable organisations. Marc has also worked as a senior tutor at University College Dublin, teaching undergraduate Microeconomics; Macroeconomics; Econometrics and Mathematics. Marc also worked as a research assistant at University College Dublin and RMIT. Marc’s research interests are Development Economics and Microeconometrics.
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