Maria Racionero

Maria Racionero is an Associate Professor at the ANU Research School of Economics. Her main field of research is public economic theory, with particular interest in optimal taxation, optimal pension and optimal education policies, as well as higher education finance. Maria’s work has been published in top-ranked international journals. She led an Australian Research Council Discovery Project on optimal taxation when the allocation of time matters. One of her current projects explores the labour market effects of parental leave policies.

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  • [Budget Forum 2021] Looming Tax Cuts Prevent Genuine Expenditure Reform, 19 May 2021
  • Dismantling the Jobs and Growth Mantra: What the Research Really Says About Tax Cuts, 31 May 2016