Lisa Cameron

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Professorial Research Fellow

University of Melbourne

Lisa Cameron is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne. Her research explores questions related to education, health, and labor markets, focusing often on the effects of social programs on children, migrants, and the elderly. Her recent work includes an impact evaluation of a large scale sanitation program in Indonesia, an assessment of attitudes toward risk in the wake of natural disasters, and an analysis of the behavioral impacts of China's One Child Policy.

Cameron holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton University. She has worked closely with the World Bank and Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to conduct research and provide policy consultation. In 2014, she was inducted into the Australian Academy of Social Sciences.