Dr. Ainsley Elbra

Department of Government and International Relations

Ainsley Elbra is a researcher in the field of international political economy. Her work focuses on private governance, business-state relations and the politics of natural resources.

She is currently working on an ARC-funded research project examining corporate responses to the call for tax justice. Ainsley’s research has been recognised by the Australian International Political Economy Network, which awarded her the inaugural Richard Higgott Journal Article Prize in 2015.

Ainsley’s book, Governing African Gold Mining: Private Governance and the Resource Curse (Palgrave Macmillan) was published in 2016.