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Social Sciences and Economics Advisory Group

(September 2014)

The Social Sciences and Economics Advisory Group (SSEAG) provides expert social sciences and economics advice to FSANZ. 

The primary role of the SSEAG is to assist FSANZ in developing and reviewing the social sciences and economics evidence base underpinning its decisions. SSEAG may provide advice on all aspects from project inception to conclusion including appropriate behavioural, social and economic theory and study design, methodological approach, statistical analysis techniques, and the appropriate interpretation of findings. 

From time to time, FSANZ invites SS​EAG​ members to form a sub-committee to provide advice, expertise and input to a specific topic(s), issue or project.

SSEAG was established in 2008. Members are appointed for three years and can be reappointed. Meetings are held at least once a year and are chaired by FSANZ.

SSEAG members

Professor Jeffrey Bennett - Australian National University 

Professor Michael Burton - University of Western Australia 

Professor John Coveney - Flinders University 

​​​Professor Janet Hoek - University of Otago 

Professor Philip Mohr - University of Adelaide 

Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu - University of Auckland 

Professor Carlene Wilson - Flinders University  

Professor  Andrew Palmer – University of Tasmania  

Professor Simon Eckermann - University of Wollongong



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