Staff profile - Elizabeth Manning

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Dr Elizabeth Manning

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 73479 +61 3 522 73479
Email: elizabeth.manning@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography

Elizabeth Manning is a lecturer in the Department of Economics at Deakin University. She received her B.Ec (H1) from Monash University, then her PhD (on international trade policies, particularly local content policies) from The University of Adelaide in 2004. Joining Deakin University in 2005, Elizabeth received a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education in 2007.

Elizabeth’s research interests and publications include trade policy and development. More recently she has become interested in the economics of disability service provision, and has been undertaking research in this area, particularly on the new National Disability Insurance Scheme for which she is a passionate advocate. At present Elizabeth is researching some new and innovative ideas around a sustainable disability housing scheme.

As well as her academic publications, Elizabeth has had a number of articles published in The Age and The Conversation on disability issues.

Elizabeth is also a passionate teacher, and enjoys innovating in her teaching. Elizabeth restarted the Economics and Finance European Study Tours, and lead very successful tours in 2011 and 2013.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Economics (Hons), Monash University, 1992
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, 2004
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007


Career highlights

Running a very successful International Study Program and tour for economics and finance students.


Affiliations

The Economic Society of Australia

Director on the board of Scope Victoria

Disability@Deakin


Professional activities

Invited speaker:


Kids Plus Paediatric Symposium 2013:  Economics and the NDIS


Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice; Rural engagement forum May 2013: The National Disability Insurance Scheme

Academic

Teaching Interests

International Trade

First year and intermediate level microeconomics

Public policy


Subjects and units currently teaching

MAE201 Competition and Industry

MAE203 The Global Economy

MAE213 International Trade

MAE101 Economic Principles: Unit Coordinator


Student supervision

PhD student supervisions (current and completed)

  • Abdul Jabbar Abdullah (completed 2012)

Honours students supervisions (current and completed)

  • Bunmi Ajakaiye (completed 2009)


Conferences and seminars

Hristos Doucouliagos and Elizabeth Manning, " The Allocation of Development Aid Assistance: Do new donors have old motives?", Australian Public Choice Conference, December 2009.

Elizabeth Manning, "Effective Marginal Benefit - the peculiar case of the Australian armed forces and the Medicare levy", The Australian Conference of Economists, September 2006

Media appearances

Still a long way to go for families trying to cope with disability”, The Age 27/7/12

“If you think the disability insurance scheme is not your problem, think again”, The Age 26/4/12

“Disability funding is no charity – it’s an investment”, The Conversation 19/12/13

“Increasing income tax the right choice for a sustainable NDIS”, The Conversation 1/5/13

“Premiers, put politics aside and get serious about disability reform”, The Conversation 26/7/12

"NDIS funding a start but limited trial means a long wait for most", The Conversation 9/5/12

“The NDIS is worth the investment - here’s why”, The Conversation 2 May 201

Awards

Awards and prizes

Excellence in Teaching: Cloud Concepts. School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2013

Excellence in Teaching, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2012

National Finalist, UniJobs Lecturer of the Year 2008

Excellence Award: Best Teaching across the School 2008

Excellence in Teaching, Faculty of Business and Law, 2006

Australian Postgraduate Research Award, Monash University, 1992

Many commendations for outstanding and excellent Student Evaluation of Teaching scores


Research

Research interests

International Trade Policy

Public finance, choice and welfare

Economics of Disability


Research grants

Faculty Research Grant 2011 (with Dr Helen Scarborough): "A National Disability Insurance scheme: Society's Willingness to Pay".


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/23075/Dr-Elizabeth-Manning


Publications

Publications

Abdul Jabbar Abdullah, Chris Doucouliagos and Elizabeth Manning 2015, "Is there a Kuznets' process in Southeast Asia?", The Singapore Economic Review, Vol.60, No. 2 (2015)

Abdul Jabbar Abdullah, Chris Doucouliagos and Elizabeth Manning 2015, “Does Education Reduce Income Inequality? A Meta-Regression Analysis”; Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp.301-316

Abdul Jabbar Abdullah, Chris Doucouliagos and Elizabeth Manning, “Are regional incomes in Malaysia converging?”, forthcoming.  Papers in Regional Science

Hristos Doucouliagos & Elizabeth Manning 2009, “The Allocation of Development Aid Assistance: Do new donors have old motives?” Deakin University School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Economics Series 2009_17

Manning, E.S.M. and Dimovski, B., 2007, "Do MBA Degrees Matter? A Study of Boards of Directors in Australia's Top 200 Companies", International Journal of Learning, Vol 14 Number 5.

Manning, Elizabeth, 2006, " Local Content Policy in the Australian Television Industry", Journal of International Economic Policy Studies, Volume 1.


Link to publications

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/23075/Dr-Elizabeth-Manning


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