Dr Bruce Bradbury is a Senior Research Fellow at the SPRC. He is an economist and statistician with over 20 years of experience analysing social policies and programs. His research interests include the measurement of living standards, child poverty, income support and labour market policies, consumer equivalence scales, and geographic dimensions of social policies. He has extensive experience in the analysis of large survey and administrative databases and in the management of quantitative research projects. He has published in prominent journals such as Economica, The Review of Income and Wealth, The Economic Record, Journal of Sociology and Fiscal Studies. He is a member of the academic advisory committees for both the HILDA and LSAC surveys – two of the largest social data collections in Australia.