Terence Cheng is Senior Lecturer at the School OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAof Economics,  University of Adelaide. He is a health economist whose current research interests are in the areas of health care insurance, medical labour market, the economics of ageing, and applied microeconometrics.

Terence has published in both general and field journals in economics including the Economic Journal, Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, Canadian Journal of Economics, and multidisciplinary journals such as Social Science and Medicine and Health Policy. He is an editorial board member of the Australian Journal of Labour Economics.

Prior to joining Adelaide, Terence worked at the University of Melbourne where he was part of the team managing the MABEL Longitudinal Survey of Australian Doctors. He remains a honorary fellow of the Melbourne Institute. Terence is also a Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing (CREA). He was a recipient of an Australian Government Endeavour Research Fellowship in 2018. He has a PhD from the Australian National University, and Master and Bachelor degrees from the National University of Singapore.