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Dr Mark Dodd

Telephone +61 8 8313 4931
Position Lecturer
Fax +61 8 8223 1460
Building Nexus 10 Tower
Floor/Room 3 24
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Economics

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PhD (Economics), The University of Adelaide, 2011

Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education), The University of Adelaide, 2011

Bachelor of Economics (Honours First Class), The University of Adelaide, 2006

Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance), The University of Adelaide, 2005

Diploma in Languanges (Chinese), The University of Adelaide, 2005

Teaching Interests

I have been lecturing at the University of Adelaide since 2010.

I have a Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education) from the University of Adelaide, and am actively involved in Faculty and University-wide Learning and Teaching innitiatives.

Research Interests

My research interests are in health economics, and more generally, in applied microeconomics. 

In particular:

  • Obesity and body weight
  • Health and lifestyle choices
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Intertemporal choice
  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Commerical and altruistic surrogacy


Dodd, M. (2014), "Intertemporal discounting as a risk factor for high BMI: Evidence from Australia, 2008", Economics and Human Biology, 12:83-97

Dodd, M. (2012), "Parallel teaching of postgraduate coursework students in undergraduate courses: An examination of student expectations, experiences, and views", ergo, 2(3):5-17

Adams, R. J.; Appleton, S. L.; Hill, C. L.; Dodd, M.; Findlay, C. & Wilson, D. (2009) "Risks associated with low functional health literacy in an Australian population", Medical Journal of Australia, 191:530-534

Dodd, M. (2008), "Obesity and time-inconsistent preferences", Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 2(2):83-89.

Professional Associations

Economics Society of Australia

Australian Health Economics Society

International Health Economics Association

Entry last updated: Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016

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