Staff profile - Aaron Nicholas

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Dr Aaron Nicholas

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Economics
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92445120 +61 3 92445120



  • Economic Science Association


Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Development Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Institutional and Political Economics

Subjects and units currently teaching

  • MPE711: Global Trade and Markets

Student supervision

  • (Honours, Economics): Nilud Samarasinghe (2012). "The effects of family characteristics on the rate of return to education".


Research interests

  • Markets and Morality
  • Social Preferences (e.g. altruism, reciprocity)
  • Economics of Education
  • Experimental Economics
  • Measurement and Revealed Preference

Research grants

  • Joint with the Centre for the Economics of Education and Training (Monash University). Funded by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. ($150000)

Research groups

  • Centre for Economic and Policy Analysis (Deakin University)
  • Centre for the Economics of Education and Training (Monash University--research associate)

Research page

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