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Michael Kortt
Dr Michael Kortt
BEc(Hons)(LaTrobe), MS, PhD(UNE)
Current Appointment: Associate Professor
Organisational Unit: School of Business and Tourism

Telephone: +61 7 5589 3212
Email: michael.kortt@scu.edu.au
Location: Buliding B 6.22
Campus: Gold Coast
Personal Website

Brief Bio

Michael is an Associate Professor in the School of Business and Tourism at Southern Cross University. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of New England, an MS in public health from the University of Arizona, and an honours degree in economics from La Trobe University. Prior to joining SCU in 2011, Michael spent 10 years working in the government sector as a Director of Research and Policy for the Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Department of Social Security, and the Department of Health.

He currently has over 85 scholarly outputs, which includes over 75 refereed journal articles, book chapters and two research books. His publications have appeared in Administration & Society, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Economic Record, Local Government Studies, Public Administration Quarterly, and Public Management Review.

His principal research interest is in the area of public administration with a particular emphasis on local government economics.

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