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Assistant Professor Research
Kaylene Zaretzky is an Assistant Professor Research with the Centre for Social Impact at the University of Western Australia Business School. Her current research focus is centred around outcome measurement in the not-for-profit sector and economic evaluation of government policy, with an emphasis on cost-effectiveness. Much of her work has centred on homelessness assistance programs, justice initiatives and education policy.
Kaylene has a PhD in finance and has published in the domains of public policy, the not-for-profit sector and finance. Most of her research is multidisciplinary and primarily involves quantitative methods. She has experience leading research teams and has successfully completed a number of large research projects, predominantly associated with the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute. She was the Director of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Centre WA in 2011. She is a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.
Prior to commencing at the Centre for Social Impact Kaylene taught undergraduate and postgraduate finance, both at University of Western Australia and Murdoch University. She also has industry experience as a management accountant.
Flatau, P., Zaretzky, K., Adams, S., Horton, A. and Smith, J. (2015) Measuring outcomes for impact in the community sector in Western Australia, BankWest Foundation Social Impact Series WA Issue 1 March 2015.
Conroy, E., Bower, M., Flatau, P., Zaretzky, K, Eardley, T. and Burns, L., 2014 The Misha Project. From Homelessness to Sustained Housing 2010 – 2013. A Research Report produced for Mission Australia.Zaretzky, K., Flatau, P. 2013, The cost of homelessness and the net benefit of homelessness programs: a national study, AHURI Final Report, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia Detail