Dr Maria Yanotti is a Senior Lecturer in Economics and Finance at Tasmanian School of Business and Economics (TSBE) UTAS. Maria is an applied economist specialising in housing finance, banking, and household economics and finance. She has published in leading domestic and international journals. She is sought out for her knowledge on mortgage and housing markets.
Her current research projects examine owner-occupiers and investors behaviour in the housing and mortgage markets, as well as the analysis of the mortgage brokerage market in Australia. Maria performs quantitative analysis on large datasets to understand decisions and behavioural patterns of individuals, households, borrowers and lenders. She is also contributing in a project on non-for-profit housing and a project on Tasmanian convicts' bank accounts for the 1830s. Maria is also currently working on culture valuation and has contributed in an economic analysis for an Arts Festival in Tasmania, the value of performing arts and the value of food in farmers’ markets.