David's particular interest is in the economics of mental health and wellbeing, and the economic impacts of people's environment.
His current research is funded by an ARC Discovery Project titled "Microeconomic Impacts of Australian Natural Disasters" (2017-2019) and a Wellcome Trust grant titled "Health and Economic Benefits of Water-Sensitive Revitalisation in Informal Urban Settlements" (2017-2022).
David Johnston's Articles
The hidden cost of disasters
Buildings can be replaced, but how do events such as devastating bushfires and floods affect our mental and financial resilience?