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.
Terence is an Australian Endeavour Research Fellow in 2018. He will visit the Centre for Social Data Analytics at Auckland University of Technology to develop a new research program on the Economics of Well-being and Ageing in collaboration with researchers from New Zealand and Singapore.
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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