Neroli Austin

Doctoral Candidate


Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Neroli started her DPhil in Financial Economics in 2016 under the supervision of Ludovic Phalippou and Mungo Wilson.

Neroli is particularly interested in systemic risk, optimal regulation, and the impact of capital flows on asset prices. Her studies are jointly funded by scholarships provided by Said Business School and Green Templeton College.

Neroli holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney. She also has a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Economics and Statistics and a Master of Commerce from the University of Canterbury. These studies were funded by scholarships from the University of Sydney, the University of Canterbury and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.  During this time, Neroli worked as a tutor in law and economics/econometrics.

Prior to commencing at Oxford, Neroli worked for over three years at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. While at the Reserve Bank, Neroli worked for two years in the Prudential Supervision department where she worked on projects relating to bank capital, corporate governance, and market efficiency. Neroli also worked in the Modelling team of the Economics department where she assisted in maintaining the Reserve Bank’s core monetary policy model as well as a suite of statistical models. During this time, she regularly contributed policy papers to the Monetary Policy Committee and pursued her own research on the intersection of monetary and macroprudential policies. Her work has been published in the Reserve Bank Bulletin.