Dawnelle Clyne

Research Fellow


Dawnelle Clyne is a Research Fellow with a background in Economics. Her research interests include economic insecurity, income inequality, poverty, social mobility, health economics and economic development. Her current research uses micro-level data to construct an Economic Security Index for New Zealand and explores how economic insecurity relates to mental wellbeing.

Dawnelle holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from St. George’s University (Grenada) and a Master’s degree in International Economic Policy and Analysis (with distinction) from the University of Westminster (United Kingdom), where she was a Commonwealth Scholar. She is near completion of a PhD in Economics at the University of Otago.