This website is an archive of research, datasets and popular writings produced by Andrew Leigh while an academic at the Australian National University during 2004-2010. This website may be accessed via


In July 2010, Andrew resigned as a Professor in the Research School of Economics to contest the federal election, and was elected as the Member for Fraser on 21 August 2010. Andrew's active website is now


Andrew's academic blog: (2004-2010)

Andrew's academic CV (2004-10)

Spreadsheet of social capital data used in my book Disconnected (UNSW Press, 2010).

Spreadsheet of inequality data used in my book Battlers and Billionaires: The Story of Inequality in Australia (Black Inc, 2013)

Inequality datasets

Replication is an important aspect of empirical social science. Where possible, I have posted on this website the code and data for all my published research papers. Click on the Research (with abstracts) link.

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