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Personal profile

Biography

David is a Professor in the Centre for Health Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics.

His broad research interests are in health economics, labour economics, and microeconometrics; but he has a particular interest in the economics of mental health and wellbeing, and the economic impacts of people's environment.

His current research is funded by an ARC Discovery Project titled "Microeconomic Impacts of Australian Natural Disasters" (2017-2019) and a Wellcome Trust grant titled "Health and Economic Benefits of Water-Sensitive Revitalisation in Informal Urban Settlements" (2017-2022).

Before joining Monash University in February 2011, David was a senior lecturer at Queensland University of Technology, and before that, a research fellow at University of Melbourne. He completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Melbourne in December 2007.

A list of up-to-date publications can be found at:

https://sites.google.com/site/davewjohnston/       

 

 

Research area keywords

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Child Development
  • Natural Disasters
  • Applied Econometrics

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Research Output

  • 42 Article
  • 1 Commissioned Report
  • 1 Comment / Debate

Association between density of gaming venues in a geographical area and prevalence of insolvency: longitudinal evidence from Australia

Badji, S., Black, N. & Johnston, D., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Addiction. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The causal effect of education on chronic health conditions in the UK

Janke, K., Johnston, D. W., Propper, C. & Shields, M. A., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Health Economics. 70, 15 p., 102252.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The effect of school sports facilities on physical activity, health and socioeconomic status in adulthood

Black, N., Johnston, D. W., Propper, C. & Shields, M. A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Social Science and Medicine. 220, p. 120-128 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Mental health and the response to financial incentives: evidence from a survey incentives experiment

Kung, C. S. J., Johnston, D. W. & Shields, M. A., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Health Economics. 62, p. 84-94 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Victimisation, wellbeing and compensation: using panel data to estimate the costs of violent crime

Johnston, D. W., Shields, M. A. & Suziedelyte, A., Jun 2018, In : The Economic Journal. 128, 611, p. 1545-1569 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)