Meet the Team

Photo of Troy HendersonTroy Henderson

Troy Henderson is an economist with a particular interest in the past, present and future of work in Australia. He received a Bachelor of Economics and Social Sciences and a Master of Arts (Research) in Political Economy from the University of Sydney. He is completing his PhD in 2019.

His Masters research focused on The Four-Day Workweek as a Policy Option for Australia, while his PhD thesis explores Basic Income as a Policy Option for Australia.

He has published academic articles and book chapters on these and other work-related topics, and has undertaken economic consulting work for Public Services International. He has presented at national and international conferences, and is a regular media commentator.

He is passionate about fair work, social justice, cricket and cats. Twitter: @TroyCHenderson

Alison Pennington

Alison Pennington is an economist with a focus on work today in Australia and in the future. She received a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Adelaide and a Master of Political Economy from the University of Sydney. Her masters research focused on Australian finance, housing and inequality.

Alison has written for the Centre for Future Work on the evolution of collective bargaining, public transit and flexible work practices and has a background in public finance, and public sector unions. She has a particular interest in industrial relations, young workers, and passions for music teaching and the AFL. Twitter: @ak_pennington


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