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Dr Meg Elkins

PositionSenior Lecturer
College/PortfolioBusiness
School/DepartmentEconomics, Finance and Marketing
Phone99251547
CampusMelbourne City Campus
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Meg Elkins is a lecturer with the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing with research interests in development economics, public policy evaluation, well-being and poverty.

Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Public Policy Evaluation
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Well-being and Poverty
  • Health Economics

Research Projects and Funding

  • 2016 City of Melbourne, Economic Impact Assessment of Arts Melbourne $30,000 Project leader
  • 2014 RMIT School of Economics, Finance and Marketing Research Award: Meg Elkins for “Does Boredom Exist in Today’s Youth and Does it Matter?” $4790.

Other External Research Funding

  • HERDSA: (2013) Researching New Directions in Learning and Teaching: Seed Funding to Support Project Mentoring and Collaboration Surfing or Diving? An exploration of student’s practices and attitudes towards technology for learning (Project in collaboration with Dr Angela Dobele and Dr Stuart Thomas) $2,500

Awards

  • RMIT University Teaching Excellence: Higher Education College of Business, November 2015 (University Level Award)
  • RMIT College of Business Teaching Award, Teaching Excellence, Higher Education, 2015
  • RMIT School of Economics, Finance and Marketing: Individual Teaching and Learning Award, November 2015
  • Collaborative Teaching and Learning Excellence with Mr David Maher, School of Economics, Finances and Marketing RMIT 2014
  • Runner-Up College of Business RMIT Academic 3 minute Presentation Competition, 2014
  • Runner-Up Highest Performing Early Career Researcher in the Economics, Finance and Marketing School RMIT, 2014
  • GTS Improvement Award School of Economics, Finance and Marketing 2012 for Price Theory
  • Best Presentation Award, Melbourne Graduate Students Conference in Economics for “Giving PRSPs Air to Breathe: Policy Spaces is it Rhetoric when it comes to Macroeconomic Policy” – Monash University 2010

Grants

  • 2016 City of Melbourne, Economic Impact Assessment of Arts Melbourne $30,00 Project leader
  • BUSM 4371: Business Design Economics and Finance Project 1
  • BUSM 4372: Business Design Economics and Finance Project 2
  • ECON 1048: Price Theory
  • ECON 1020: Prices and Markets
  • ECON 1086: International Trade
  • ECON 1010: Macroeconomics
  • ECON 1113: Economic Analysis for Business
  • PhD in Economics (2014), LaTrobe University, passed without amendments
  • Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (2010), RMIT University
  • Graduate Diploma in International Economics (2007), LaTrobe University
  • Bachelor of Commerce (1995), Deakin University

View more outputs from this academic in the RMIT Research Repository

  • Surfing or Diving? An exploration of student’s practices and attitudes towards technology for learning. Funded by: HERDSA Office of Learning and Teaching Grant from (2013 to 2014)

Development economics, Poverty reduction and well-being, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Poverty Reduction Stratgegy Papers (PRPs), Social protection, Health economics, Policy evaluation

2 PhD Current Supervisions