Researcher

Professor Massimiliano Tani Bertuol

My Expertise

Labour market, human capital, migration, labour mobility, productivity, knowledge sharing, economic growth, higher education, schooling, economic decisions, data analysis, interaction technology-humans.

Scholarships of $35,000 (AUD) are available for PhD students who achieved H1 /High Distinction in their UG program and/or have completed a Masters by Research. If you are interested, contact me via my details within this profile.

Biography

Professor Massimiliano Tani Bertuol is an Academic in the School of Business at UNSW, Canberra.

I am an economist by training and my research is applied. My interest focuses on human capital at large: how to foster it, its efficient international transfer through temporary and permanent migration, and its effects on productivity, innovation, and economic growth at a firm or national level. I often use Australian data but work with data on...view more

Professor Massimiliano Tani Bertuol is an Academic in the School of Business at UNSW, Canberra.

I am an economist by training and my research is applied. My interest focuses on human capital at large: how to foster it, its efficient international transfer through temporary and permanent migration, and its effects on productivity, innovation, and economic growth at a firm or national level. I often use Australian data but work with data on Europe, the US, Africa and China.

I teach/taught macroeconomics as well as finance at both undergraduate and graduate level in face-to-face and distance mode. My education includes a PhD in Economics from the Australian National University (Canberra, Australia), a MSc Econ from the LSE and Laurea from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy). 

Current affiliations:

2015-present: Professor, School of Business, UNSW Canberra

                     UNSW: CEPAR, Data Science lab, Cyber security (IFCYBER)

2005-present: Research Fellow, Institute for the Future of Labor (IZA), Germany

2018-present: Associate Member, Centre for Workforce Futures, Macquarie University

2016-present: Research Fellow, Global Labor Organization (GLO), Maastricht, Netherlands

Employment history:

2015-present: Professor, School of Business, UNSW Canberra

2014-2015: Senior Research Associate, IZA, Bonn, Germany

2007-2013: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Macquarie University

2002-2007: Senior Lecturer, School of Business, UNSW Canberra


My Grants

Active grants:

ARC DP: $478,000. F Guo, L Taksa, Z Cheng, M Tani, L Liu and KF Zimmermann. Demographic and Social Dimensions of Migrant Ageing and Wellbeing in Australia

NUW Alliance: $73,367 - M Tani, Z Cheng, TYC Ching​, L Si, S Mendolia, A Paloyo, MC Flynn and D Savage. The Effects of Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention on Academic Outcomes in Children with Hearing Loss.

 


My Qualifications

PhD in Economics - ANU (2003)

MSc Economics - LSE (1992)

BA Business/Economics - Bocconi (1989)


My Awards

2011: Vice-Chancellor Award for Teaching Excellence  (only 1 award was given out) 

2011: Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence for teaching economics (1 award was given out for each faculty)


My Research Activities

Currently working on:

1. non-pecuniary incentives

2. behavioural / financial decisions in China

3. occupational licensing

4. language skills and economic assimilation/wellbeing

5. interactions AI-humans, especially in health

6. labour mobility and productivity

 


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

Labour markets, productivity, human capital, AI and interaction with humans, higher education, returns to education, financial literacy


Currently supervising

PhD:  

Awarded:

Fatemeh Jalavand (with M O'Donnell and D Prior): The Implications of Corporate Social Responsibility on Defensive and Proactive Corporate Human Rights Approaches: A Theoretical and Empirical Contribution

 

Current:
Andrew Valentine (with K Sharpe):  The labour market for CEO's

Liwen Guo (with Z Cheng and K Sharpe): Poverty, resilience and labour market choices

Lun Zhang (with G Withers): Economic effects of high-speed rail in China

Georgia Blood (with K Sharpe): Higher education reform in Australia

Xin Wen (with Z Cheng): Gender, financial literacy and investment choices

Ekki Syamsulhakim: The effects of education reform in Indonesia on household choices


My Teaching

ZBUS 8149 - Introduction to Finance

ZBUS 8105 - Finance and Investment Appraisal

Professional Executive Courses: 'Make cost-benefit analysis work for you'; 'Communicate effectively using data'

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Location

Building 27, Room 309, School of Business, UNSW Canberra

Contact

+61 2 5114 5007