Staff profile - Helen Scarborough
Aprof Helen Scarborough
|Position:||Director of Teaching|
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Business & Law|
|Department:||Department of Economics|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 55633547 +61 3 55633547|
- Bachelor of Economics, University of Adelaide, 1980
- Master of Economics, Deakin University, 1997
- Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University, 2008
• Member of Australian Business Deans Council Economics Learning Standards Working Party (2012-13)
• Member of Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics society
• Member of Economic Society of Australia
Subjects and units currently teaching
MAE101 Economic Principles
MAE102 The Global Economy
MAE201 Competition and Industry
MAE202 National Economic Policy
MAE322 The Economics of the Environment
Rajesh Kumar Rai: "Estimating the benefits of managing invasive plants in subsistence communitites"
Athula Senaratne: "Shared Beliefs, expectations and surprises: Adaptation decisions of village tank farmers in Sri Lanka"
Mayula Chaikumbung: An ecological service value of Bung Kong Long wetlands for optimal use (Associate supervisor)
Awards and prizes
Australian Agricutural and Resource Economics Society PhD Prize
“Desalination-supply networks, life cycles, and bulk water substitution in Australia: The bigger picture” with M. Porter, P. Carter, and R Stewart. National Centre of Excellence in Desalination.
"An evaluation of a rural and regional community transport social enterprise project" with G Wines and A Wallis
A$ 60,000 (2013-2014)
Scarborough, Helen and Bennett, Jeff (2012) Cost-benefit analysis and distributional preferences : a choice modelling approach, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, England
Recent Journal Articles
Rai, R.K. and Scarborough H (2013)"Economic value of mitigation of plant invaders in a subsistence economy: Incorporating labour as a mode of payment" Environment and Development Economics, Vol 18, no 2, pp225-244 Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England
Ezzy, Edward, Scarborough, Helen and Wallis, Anne (2012) Recreational value of Southern Bluefin Tuna fishing, Economic Papers, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 150-159, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia, Richmond, Vic.
Rai, Rajesh Kumar, Scarborough, Helen, Subedi, Naresh and Lamichhane, Baburam (2012) Invasive plants – Do they devastate or diversify rural livelihoods? Rural farmers' perception of three invasive plants in Nepal, Journal for Nature Conservation, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 170-176, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Scarborough, Helen (2011) Intergenerational equity and the social discount rate, The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 145-158, Wiley - Blackwell Publishing, Richmond, Vic