Peter Siminski is an applied microeconomist at the University of Wollongong. He is currently Associate Professor, ARC DECRA Fellow, and Director of the Centre for Human and Social Capital Research. His research is primarily in health, labour and education economics, with a focus on evaluating the effects of Australian government programs on economic outcomes and behaviours. Much of his work applies quasi-experimental techniques for credible causal inference. He is best known for his work on the long-run effects of army service. The study of inequality and inter-generational mobility is also a key theme in his work.