Dr Janine Dixon is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre of Policy Studies (CoPS) at Victoria University. Prior to joining CoPS in 2007 she worked at the Australian Bureau of Statistics (1997-2002) where she was the manager of various surveys of the service industries in Australia. Dr Dixon has a PhD from the University of Dublin, Trinity College (2006) and a Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honours from Monash University (1997).

Janine’s interests include the theory and practical application of large scale dynamic computable general equilibrium (CGE) models. She has worked extensively with the Vic Uni, VUMR (formerly MMRF) and TERM models of the Australian economy, undertaking economic consultations for various public and private sector clients in Australian and internationally.

Recent publications

  • Dixon, J.M., P.B. Dixon, J.A. Giesecke and M.T. Rimmer (2014) “Quantifying Dog Days”, Economic Papers (33)3. 
  • Emerson, C. and J.M. Dixon (2014) “Australia risks just treading water”, Australian Financial Review 5/8/14, p.46.
  • Wittwer, G. and J.M. Dixon (2013), “Effective use of public funding in the Murray-Darling Basin: a comparison of buybacks and infrastructure upgrades”, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Vol 57 (3) pp 339-421.
  • Dixon, J.M. and A. Matthews (2007), “The 2003 Mid-Term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis for Ireland”, Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Special Issue, pp.71-85

View Janine's publications in the VU Research Repository.

Areas of expertise

  • CGE model training
  • CGE modelling
  • Economic forecasting
  • Labour market forecasting

Contact details

(03) 9919 1426