Terence Cheng is Senior Lecturer at the School of 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. His research has been featured in Australian and international media. He has also worked on consultancy and commission research by international organisation and governmental clients such as the World Bank, the Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria, Australia), and Health Workforce Australia.
In 2019, Terence was appointed a Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing (CREA), and Visiting Associate Professor of the School of Economics at the Singapore Management University. He was a recipient of an Australian Government Endeavour Research Fellowship in 2018 where he visited New Zealand to collaborate with researchers to establish a new research program on the economics of well-being and ageing.
Prior to joining Adelaide, Terence worked at the University of Melbourne where he was involved in the MABEL Longitudinal Survey of Australian Doctors. He remains an honorary fellow of the Melbourne Institute. He has a PhD from the Australian National University, and Master and Bachelor degrees from the National University of Singapore.
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