Dr Barbara Broadway

Senior Research Fellow

Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Barbara Hanel

Contact details:

Phone: +61 3 9035 4565
Fax: +61 3 8344 2111
Email: b.broadway@unimelb.edu.au

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Level 5, Faculty of Business and Economics Building, 111 Barry Street, The University of Melbourne


Barbara joined the Melbourne Institute in August 2010. She studied economics and environmental economics and graduated in summer 2005. During her PhD studies at the University of Nuremberg, she specialised in the field of empirical labour economics and applied econometrics. Her PhD topic was on the labour supply incentives of old-age pension systems. She received her doctoral degree in February 2010.

Barbara is interested in applied econometrics and microeconometrics, labour econcomics, social insurance and social policy.

Research Interests / Current Projects

Empirical Labour Economics and Social Policy

SSRN Authors Profile

Dr Broadway's SSRN Author Page

Selected Publications / Papers

Hanel B, Kalb G, & Scott A. 2014. Nurses' labour supply elasticities: the importance of accounting for extensive margins. Journal of Health Economics. 33: 94-112.

Hanel B. 2013. The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave Rights on Labour Market Outcomes. Economic Record. 89 (286): 339-366.

Polidano C, Hanel B and Buddelmeyer H. 2013. Explaining the socio-economic status school completion gap. Education Economics. 21 (3): 230-247.

Hanel B. 2012. The Effect of Disability Pension Incentives on Early Retirement Decisions. Labour Economics. 19 (4) : 595-607.

Hanel B & Riphahn R. 2012. The Employment of Mothers – Recent Developments and their Determinants in East and West Germany. Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics). 232 (2): 146-176.

Hanel B & Riphahn R. 2012. The Timing of Retirement: New Evidence from Swiss Female Workers. Labour Economics. 19 (5) : 718-728.