Ben Phillips

Ben Phillips is an Associate Professor at the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods. Ben has over 20 years experience as an economic and social researcher. Ben is the lead researcher for the microsimulation modelling team at the Centre and is the principal author of the PolicyMod microsimulation model of the Australian tax and transfer system.

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  • [Budget Forum 2022] A Fairer Tax and Welfare System for Australia, 13 Apr 2022
  • Has COVID-19 Opened the Door to an Australian Basic Income?, 22 Feb 2021
  • It’s Not Just Newstart. Single Parents Are $271 per Fortnight Worse Off. Labor Needs an Overarching Welfare Review, 05 Dec 2018
  • ANUpoll: Government’s Deficit Dilemma with a Confused Electorate, 26 Apr 2016