MED (Yale), PhD (Cambridge)

Economics
1994

Professor Patricia Apps is Professor of Public Economics in The University of Sydney Law School. She specialises in theoretical and empirical modelling of household behaviour for policy analysis and in law and economics. Her current research includes work on:

  • labour supply and household production
  • household saving behaviour and the effects of taxes
  • insurance and social security.

Current Appointments

1993 – Professor of Public Economics, The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney

1999 – Research Fellow, IZA, Bonn

2003 – Adjunct Professor, UTS

2005 – Adjunct Professor, Australian National University

2009 – Adjunct Research Fellow, Business Law and Taxation, Monash University

Elected Appointments

1994 Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia

1998-2004 Member of Council, European Society for Population Economics

2005 Program Chair, XIX Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics, Paris

2006 President, European Society for Population Economics

Academic Appointments

2009 – 2011 Associate Dean (Research), The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney

2009, S1 Visiting Professor, Université de Paris 1 – Panthéon, Sorbonne

2006, S1 Visiting Professor, Université de Paris 1 – Panthéon, Sorbonne

2004, S1 Visiting Professor, Université de Paris 1 – Panthéon, Sorbonne

FH Gruen Distinguished Fellow, Economics Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University

1993 - 1995 Associate Dean (Postgraduate Research), The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney

1989 - 1992 Associate Professor, The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney

1986 - 1988 Visiting Fellow on Secondment, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University