Simon Feeny

Simon Feeny



Ph.D. (Development Economics), M.Sc. Economic Development and International Trade, B.A.(Hons) Economics


Simon Feeny is an ARC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at RMIT University. His current research project, "Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: The Role of Foreign Aid, Trade and NGOs with a focus on the Asia-Pacific" (with Matthew Clarke and Tim Fry) encompasses his research interests - development economics, aid effectiveness, the impact of trade and the Millennium Development Goals.

He has undertaken work for a number of international institutions and agencies, including AusAID, UNU-WIDER, UK's Department for International Development (DfID), World Vision Australia and the Make Poverty History campaign. He has undertaken work in Pacific island countries including Fiji, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Recent Activities

Simon is co-editing a forthcoming book, Education for the End of All Poverty, with Matthew Clarke for Nova Science, New York.