Claire Connelly

Visiting Research Assistant

Rebuilding Macroeconomics Project

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Claire Connelly is a Researcher at Rebuilding Macroeconomics, hosted by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, a visiting academic at the Institute for New Economic Thinking in Oxford, and a research fellow at the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity.

She is currently working on a data research study, collecting first-hand information from academics, policy makers & regulators, practitioners, and members of the private sector, across multiple disciplines, identifying the data that could significantly enhance our understanding of the macroeconomy.

With a background in journalism, Connelly has written for leading publications including The Australian Financial Review, The Saturday Paper, the ABC, SBS, Which-50, New Matilda, and the Sydney Morning Herald. She has featured regularly on television shows, web series, radio programmes and podcasts, including ABC’s The Drum, Channel 10’s The Project, SBS’ The Feed, 2SER’s Fourth Estate, Radio National’s Breakfast, Drive, Hack, and Download This Show.

Connelly has produced award-winning campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands and organisations including UNHCR, and has featured as a speaker for companies, institutions and organisations including the University of Adelaide, the University of New South Wales, the auDA Foundation and the Above All Human conference.

She has a Bachelor of International Studies from the University of New South Wales focusing on globalisation and politics & international relations, and a Graduate Diploma of Journalism.