Matthew Curry joined the Melbourne Institute's HILDA team as a Research Fellow in 2017 following the completion of his Ph.D. in sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests include social stratifiction and mobility, education, and work/labour markets. His dissertation investigated the effects of higher education on individual labour market outcomes before and during the Great Recession in the United States. He is currently working as part of an ARC grant investigating the intergenerational effects of parental joblessness in Australia and several other advanced economies.
Ph.D. in Sociology, UCLA, 2016
M.A. in Sociology, UCLA, 2010
B.A. in Sociology, Occidental College, 2008