Dr Ruth F.G. Williams

Honorary Senior Fellow (Economics), David Hume Seminar

College of Science, Health and Engineering

School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

BUS1.21, Bendigo

Qualifications

BA, DipEd, BEcon, MEcon, PhD (UQ)

Role

Honorary

Membership of professional associations

(Formerly) a member of the Economics Society of Australia, the Australian Health Economics Society and the History of Economic Thought Society of Australia.

Area of study

Health Policy

Brief profile

Ruth Williams is a Senior Lecturer with former positions at Victoria University_Sunbury and La Trobe University_Bendigo, with 30 years experience in economic research and 40 years experience in teaching economics.

Research specialisation

- Health economics

Teaching units

All levels -- undergraduate to postgraduate,.

Recent publications

Williams, Ruth F.G. and Doessel, D.P. (2016), “Re-allocating Australia’s Scarce Mental Health Resources”, Agenda, Vol. 23, No. 1, Dec., pp. 47-69.

Williams, Ruth F.G. (2016), ‘“Who Owns the Unexpected?’ Insights from Antigone for DM Lamberton’s Economic Question”, Prometheus, 10 Oct. pp. 1-10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08109028.2016.1229852

K.C. Chan, C.T. Lenard, T.M. Mills, Ruth F.G. Williams (2016), “Bowel cancer demographics” In: Skiadas C. (ed), Proceedings of the 16th Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis, International  Conference  (ASMDA 2015)  with  Demographics  2015 Workshop, 30 June - 4 July 2015, University of Piraeus, Greece,  ISAST:  International  Society  for  the Advancement  of Science and Technology, Athens, pp. tba.

Mills, T.M., Lenard, C.T. Chan, K.C. and Williams, Ruth F.G., “Measuring Inequality in Society”, Proceedings of the 17th Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis, International  Conference  (ASMDA 2015) , University of Malta, Valletta, Malta

Mills, T.M., Chan, K.C., Kippen, Rebecca, Lenard, C.T., Williams, Ruth F.G.  (2106), “Measuring Gaps in Cancer Outcomes with the Cumulative Rate”, World Cancer Conference e-poster, Paris, November

Brennan, J., Chan, K.C., Kippen, R., Lenard, C.T., Mills, T.M. and Williams Ruth F.G., “Applications of the Cumulative Rate to Kidney Cancer Statistics in Australia”. In: Filus L, Oliveira T, Skiadas CH (eds). Stochastic Modeling, Data Analysis and Statistical Applications, International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Athens, under review

Williams, Ruth F.G. (2016), “Review of Siedentop, Larry (2015), Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism, Penguin Random House, Reformed Theological Review, vol. 75, no 2, pp.tba

Williams, Ruth F.G. (2016), “Opinion -- What We Expect from Our Policy Makers”, Bendigo Advertiser,  May 18, p.12. http://www.bendigoadvertiser.com.au/story/3910058/what-we-expect-from-our-policy-makers

Lenard, C.T., Mills, T.M., Williams, Ruth F.G. (2015), “Comparing the Cumulative Rates of Cancer in Two Populations”.  In: Filus, L., Oliveira, T., Skiadas, C.H. (eds). Stochastic Modeling, Data Analysis and Statistical Applications, International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Athens, pp. 225-32.

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