Jeff Borland is Truby Williams Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne.
His main research interests are analysis of the operation of labour markets in Australia, program and policy evaluation and design, Australian economic history, and sports economics.
In 1997 he was awarded the Australian Academy of Social Sciences Medal for Excellence in Scholarship in the Social Sciences, and in 2002 was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
His current teaching is in the areas of microeconomics, sports economics, and Australian and world economic history. At University of Melbourne he has been a recipient of the Ed Brown University Teaching Prize and the Dean’s Award for Individual Teaching, and at Yale University he was awarded the Raymond Powell Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Economics. In 2007 he was awarded a Carrick Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.
In 2010 he was Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard University. He has also been a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research at the Australian National University between 1996 and 1998, and has had visiting teaching positions at the University of Iowa and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He is currentlyon the Board of Editors of the Journal of Sports Economics, and between 1998 and mid-2002 was Co-Editor and Editor of the Economic Record.
He has acted as a consultant on labour market and microeconomics issues to organisations such as the OECD, IMF, ACCC, New Zealand Treasury, and Productivity Commission.
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Changing the Life Trajectories of Australia's Most Vulnerable Children - Report No. 4. 24 months in the Early Years Education Program: Assessment of the impact on children and their primary caregiversRead more
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What we missed while we looked away – the growth of long‐term unemployment
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Changing the Life Trajectories of Australia's Most Vulnerable Children - Report No. 4. 24 months in the Early Years Education Program: Assessment of the impact on children and their primary caregivers
Yi-Ping Tseng, Brigid Jordan, Jeffrey Borland, Nichola Coombs, KATE COTTER, Mael Guillou, Alice Hill, Anne Kennedy, Jane Sheehan
Report | 2019
Early days, but we’ve found a way to lift the IQ and resilience of Australia’s most vulnerable children
Jeffrey Borland, Yi-Ping Tseng
Scholarly Contribution to Database/Website | 2019
What happens in our first three years profoundly influences the rest of our lives. Children who encounter extreme adversity in th..
Individual placement and support for vocational recovery in first-episode psychosis: randomised controlled trial
Eóin Killackey, Kelly Allott, Henry J Jackson, Rosanna Scutella, Yi-Ping Tseng, Jeff Borland, Tina-Marie Proffitt, Sally Hunt, Frances Kay-Lambkin, Gina Chinnery, Gennady Baksheev, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, Patrick D McGorry, Susan M Cotton
Journal article | 2019 | The British Journal of Psychiatry
BACKGROUND: High unemployment is a hallmark of psychotic illness. Individual placement and support (IPS) may be effective at assis..
Changing the Life Trajectories of Australia's Most Vulnerable Children - Report No. 2 The first twelve months in the Early Years Education Program: An initial assessment of the impact on children and their primary caregivers
Y Tseng, Brigid Jordan, Jeff Borland, Nichola Coombs, Kate Cotter, Alice Hill, Anne Kennedy
Report | 2018
This report presents initial findings on the impact on children and their primary caregivers after twelve months of enrollment in ..
Changing the Life Trajectories of Australia’s Most Vulnerable Children - Report No. 1: Participants in the Trial of the Early Years Education Program
YP Tseng, B Jordan, J Borland, T Clancy, N Coombs, K Cotter, A Hill, A Kennedy
Report | 2017
This report describes the characteristics and family backgrounds of children who are participants in the Randomised Controlled Tri..
Improving lifetime trajectories for vulnerable young children and families living with significant stress and social disadvantage: the early years education program randomised controlled trial
Brigid Jordan, Yi-Ping Tseng, Nichola Coombs, Anne Kennedy, Jeff Borland
Journal article | 2014 | BMC Public Health
2014 Consensus Statement from the first Economics of Physical Inactivity Consensus (EPIC) Conference (Vancouver)
Jennifer C Davis, Evert Verhagen, Stirling Bryan, Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Jeff Borland, David Buchner, Marike RC Hendriks, Richard Weiler, James R Morrow, Willem van Mechelen, Steven N Blair, Mike Pratt, Johann Windt, Hashel al-Tunaiji, Erin Macri, Karim M Khan
Journal article | 2014 | British Journal of Sports Medicine
A randomized controlled trial of vocational intervention for young people with first-episode psychosis: method
Eoin Killackey, Kelly Allott, Susan M Cotton, Henry Jackson, Rosanna Scutella, Yi-Ping Tseng, Jeff Borland, Tina-Marie Proffitt, Sally Hunt, Frances Kay-Lambkin, Gina Chinnery, Gennady Baksheev, Mario Alvarez-Jimenez, Patrick D McGorry
Journal article | 2013 | Early Intervention in Psychiatry
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
Ed Brown Award for Teaching
Dean's Individual Award for Excellene in Teaching
Prize for Best Paper in Economic Record
FASSA - Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
Truby Williams Professor Of Economics
Economic Society of Australia
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Philosophy
Master of Arts
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts
University of Melbourne