Dr Nicholas Biddle

Centre for Social Research and Methods
ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences

Associate Professor Nicholas Biddle is a Fellow of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute and Associate Director of the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods. Nicholas' research interests include the economics and demography of Indigenous populations (in Australia or abroad), the patterns and determinants of income inequality, and the economics of education, in particular early childhood education. He also researches the application of behavioural economics to public policy and social research methods. 

He has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) from the University of Sydney and a Master of Education from Monash University. He also has a PhD in Public Policy from the ANU where he wrote his thesis on the benefits of and participation in education of Indigenous Australians.

My news stories

Image: Ruben Schade, Flickr.
27 June 2017
Census 2016 reveals Australia is becoming much more diverse - but can we trust the data? The ABS estimates that as of December...
17 August 2016
Nicholas Biddle, Australian National University It is fair to say the 2016 Census hasn't quite gone to plan. Before Census...
6 June 2016
Nicholas Biddle, Australian National University; Boyd Hunter, Australian National University; Mandy Yap, Australian National...
30 October 2015
What class are you? Do the test on the ABC website. A comprehensive new survey of Australian attitudes has shattered the long-...