Dominic joined Motu in June 2018, having completed honours in economics from the University of Western Australia. His thesis explored the effect of influenza vaccination subsidy on respiratory mortality among elderly Australians: evidence from a natural experiment. Prior to this, he completed a bachelor’s degree, double majoring in economics. During his degree, Dominic spent 7 weeks and 12 weeks volunteering in conservation programs in Costa Rica and Madagascar respectively.
At Motu, Dominic worked in the environment team and with Izi Sin. In the environment team, he supported Catherine Leining and Suzi Kerr on various climate change work. With Izi Sin, he worked on a project which is part of Te Pūnaha Matatini’s portfolio of research into complex economic and social systems.
Dominic likes football, swimming, reading and exploring the outdoors.