Keith Hancock

Keith Hancock

Keith Hancock AO is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Flinders University of South Australia, where he served as Vice-Chancellor between 1980 and 1987. He was Senior Deputy President of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission from 1987 to 1997. He headed two major Commonwealth government reviews: on National Superannuation (1974-77) and Australian Industrial Relations Law and Systems (1983-85). He has undertaken pioneering work on Australian labour markets and his definitive Australian Wage Policy: Infancy and Adolescence, was published by the University of Adelaide in 2013. He continues his work on the history of wage setting in Australia. He holds a BA from Melbourne University and a PhD from the London School of Economics.