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. His research often involves the application of econometric techniques to examine issues and address problems with a strong public policy focus.
Terence has published in economics and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journals including the Economic Journal, Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, and Social Science and Medicine. His research regularly features 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.
Prior to joining Adelaide, Terence worked as a research fellow 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 is also a research fellow of the Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing (CREA) at the Singapore Management University. Terence has a PhD from the Australian National University, and Master and Bachelor degrees from the National University of Singapore.
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