Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs
Dr Darcy Allen is an economist and writer based in Melbourne, Australia. He is currently a Research Fellow at free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs and the Editor of Australia’s oldest quarterly magazine on politics and culture, the IPA Review. His interests lie in economics of innovation, entrepreneurship and private governance. He is a regular media commentator on issues on issues ranging from the economics of regulation to technology policy, and has appeared before parliament as an expert witness on several occasions. He holds a PhD in economics from RMIT University, which developed an institutional approach to entrepreneurial discovery.