Professor Michael Keane, CEPAR Chief Investigator and ARC Laureate Fellow at UNSW Sydney, has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists (SOLE), in recognition of his distinctive contributions to the field.
Professor Michael Keane is a distinguished economist and econometrician and one of the world’s leading experts in the fields of choice modelling, structural modelling, simulation estimation, and panel data econometrics. His methodological innovations are used extensively in a variety of applied fields including labour economics, health economics and marketing.
Professor Keane’s policy-relevant applied microeconomic research has been published in top outlets in Economics and Marketing including Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy and Marketing Science.
In 2009 he prepared a report on tax transfers and labour supply for the Australian Treasury’s Commission on Australia’s Future Tax System. He has been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund at various times throughout his career.
His accomplishments are also recognised through multiple National Science Foundation and Australian Research Council grants, including Econometric Society Fellowship (2005), Australian Federation Fellowship (2005), Academy of Social Science in Australia Fellowship (2012), Journal of Econometrics Fellowship (2016), and ARC Laureate Fellowship which breaks new grounds in decision-making particularly in the context of retirement and health.