Dr Margaret Giles is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Law, and a Member of the Centre for Innovative Practice.
Dr Giles is available for consultation during semester as per notices on unit Blackboard sites.
- Economics I
- Economic Analysis for Business
- Fundamentals of Value Creation for Business
Dr Margaret Giles commenced at ECU in July 2008. Margaret has previously worked in research, policy, and planning positions in State and Federal Governments and the not-for-profit sector, as well as in teaching and research positions within private and public universities.
- Economic Society of Australia, Member and Committee Member (WA Council)
- Graduate Women WA, Member
- Hegg Hoffet Fund for Displaced Women Graduates, Geneva, Switzerland, Committee Member
- Meta-Analysis in Economics Research Network (MAER-Net) (Hendrix College, Arkansas, US), Member
Awards and recognition
- 2012 – Dean’s Award for an A* Journal publication
- 2012 – Best Paper (with P. Williams) at the 2012 Global Telehealth Conference, Sydney, November
- 2009 - Inaugural Dean’s Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
- 2008 - joint winner of the Nina Buscombe Award from the Motor Neurone Disease Association of Victoria
Research areas and interests
- Determining the effectiveness of correctional education and training (with WA Department of Corrective Services)
- Evaluating telehealth initiatives (with ECU and Silver Chain)
- Labour economics including human capital and economic growth effects of education
- Correcting for selection bias in the estimation of regression equations using Heckman’s two stage technique and the Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition method
- Meta regression analysis and correction for publication bias in quantitative systematic reviews