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Biography

Nicole Black (née Au) is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Health Economics, Monash Business School. She currently holds an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) to investigate children's time investments, cognitive development and health. She is currently co-editor of Health Economics Letters and associate editor of Health Economics. From 2013-2018 she was funded by an Australian National Preventive Health Agency Research Fellowship to investigate the economic consequences of childhood and adolescent obesity over the life-course. Her research has contributed to understanding the health care costs attributable to childhood obesity and the causal relationships between childhood obesity and human capital development (including academic achievement and socio-emotional skill development). Nicole received her PhD in Health Economics from Monash University in 2012. She was awarded the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher in 2016.

Nicole's research interests include child health and development, economics of mental health, economics of obesity, socioeconomic inequalities in health care utilisation and measurement issues in health and wellbeing.

 

Research area keywords

  • mental health
  • child health
  • child development
  • obesity

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Projects

Research Output

  • 20 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

Attracting investors for public health programmes with social impact bonds

de Gruyter, E., Petrie, D., Black, N. & Gharghori, P., 13 Feb 2020, In : Public Money and Management. 40, 3, p. 225-236 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

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)

For richer, for poorer: the relationship between adolescent obesity and future household economic prosperity

Black, N., Kung, C. S. J. & Peeters, A., 1 Jun 2018, In : Preventive Medicine. 111, p. 142-150 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

The health care costs of childhood obesity in Australia: an instrumental variables approach

Black, N., Hughes, R. & Jones, A. M., 1 Sep 2018, In : Economics and Human Biology. 31, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Prizes

Australian Health Economics Society Early Career Researcher Prize

Black, Nicole (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher

Black, Nicole (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence

Black, Nicole (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)