Bruce Cunningham Economics Branch Manager, Department of Jobs and Small Business

Bruce Cunningham is currently the Economics Branch Manager in the Department of Jobs and Small Business. Bruce has worked in the variety of analytical and research roles over the last 17 years centred on helping job seekers into work.  This includes research into employment services implementation and providing advice to inform labour market policy. Recently, Bruce established a behavioural economics team within the Department and has successfully completed a number of trials, working with program owners to provide evidence on what works.  Bruce has a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the University of Queensland and is keenly interested in how data and economics can help support effective policy design.