Doctoral Student

Patrick James Ferguson

Patrick Ferguson received a B.A. in English and History and a B.Com in Economics and Finance from the University of Melbourne in 2014. During his undergraduate studies, Patrick co-founded Gain Line Analytics, a sports data consultancy that provides list-management and recruitment advice to professional rugby, football, and cricket clubs. Most recently, he has worked as a Research Assistant at both the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Accounting and Industry Partnerships and the Melbourne Business School’s Asia-Pacific Social Impact Centre. Patrick’s main research interests are in performance measurement, efficient contract design, and the use of sports data to answer economic questions.