Danielle Wood, Lynne Pezzullo & Dr Janine Dixon

Women in Economics
'Women in Economics – 2018 Federal Post Budget Forum'
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Arrive from 11.30am, lunch 12 noon, speaker 12.30 concludes 1.30pm
Canberra - 16 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600

Registrations for this event are now closed. Please contact reception for further details.

Danielle Wood
Danielle Wood is the Budget Policy Program Director at the Grattan Institute. She has published extensively on economic reform priorities, budget policy, tax reform and intergenerational inequality.

Danielle is also the National Chair of the Women in Economics Network.

Previously, Danielle worked as Principal Economist at the ACCC, Senior Consultant at NERA Economic Consulting, and as a Senior Research Economist at the Productivity Commission. Danielle has a Masters of Commerce and a Masters in Competition Law from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide.

Lynne Pezzullo
Lynne leads the Deloitte Access Economics health economics and social policy group nationally, and is the Managing Partner of Deloitte Canberra. She is also adviser to the CEO on Responsible Business. Lynne spent ten years in Federal Government departments prior to founding the health economics practice, for which she was awarded the Telstra Business Woman of the Year ACT 2008 award. Lynne has served as a specialist expert for the World Health Organization and for the NDIS ACT trial site. Her deep experience includes health and social policy advice and reform, financing and services delivery, evaluations, pharmaceuticals and technologies, aged care, disability care, Indigenous issues, welfare systems, and family and community services.


Dr Janine Dixon
Dr Janine Dixon is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre of Policy Studies (CoPS) at Victoria University.  She works mainly with economy-wide models of the Australian economy, undertaking economic consultations for various public and private sector clients in Australia and internationally.

Janine is responsible for the Victoria University Employment Forecasting project.  As part of this project she has worked on the development of detailed “baseline” forecasts of the Australian economy and labour market, which are regularly updated to reflect changing economic conditions.

Janine is a member of the Economic Society of Australia’s National Economic Panel and a regular panellist on the Melbourne Economic Forum, where she has made modelling-based contributions on diverse topics including productivity, higher education policy, wage growth and company tax.

Prior to joining CoPS in 2007 Janine 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).