Current projects

Currently, my research focuses on the Australian welfare system. I am researching the implications of recent policy changes, with a particular interest in effects on labour market and early life outcomes.


Haddon, L, Cino, D, Doyle, M-A, Livingstone, S, Mascheroni, G, Stoilova, M ‘Children’s and Young People’s Digital Skills: A Systematic Evidence Review‘, ySkills project, Nov 2020.

Doyle, M-A, Schurer, S, Silburn, S, ‘Unintended Consequences of Welfare Reform: Evidence from Birth Outcomes of Aboriginal Australians’, IZA Discussion Paper DP No. 13543, July 2020.

Doyle, M-A, ‘Consumer Credit Card Choice: Costs, Benefits and Behavioural Biases’, RBA Research Discussion Paper 2018-11.

Doyle, M-A, Fisher, C, Tellez, E and Yadav, A, ‘How Australians Pay: Evidence from the 2016 Consumer Payments Survey’, RBA Research Discussion Paper 2017-04.