Staff profile - Elizabeth Manning
Dr Elizabeth Manning
|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|
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.
- Bachelor of Economics (Hons), Monash University, 1992
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, 2004
- Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007
Running a very successful International Study Program and tour for economics and finance students.
The Economic Society of Australia
Director on the board of Scope Victoria
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
First year and intermediate level microeconomics
Subjects and units currently teaching
MAE201 Competition and Industry
MAE203 The Global Economy
MAE213 International Trade
MAE101 Economic Principles: Unit Coordinator
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
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 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
International Trade Policy
Public finance, choice and welfare
Economics of Disability
Faculty Research Grant 2011 (with Dr Helen Scarborough): "A National Disability Insurance scheme: Society's Willingness to Pay".
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.