Darcy Allen is a Research Fellow at free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs and Editor of the IPA Review, a quarterly magazine on politics and culture. His research interests are in the political economy of entrepreneurship, the economics of blockchain, and the regulation of new technologies.
Dr Allen has published in peer-reviewed journals, conference papers and book chapters. He has appeared as an expert witness before the state and federal parliament on topics ranging from criminal justice to the regulation of new technologies.
His research, opinion pieces and commentary have featured widely across the Australian media, including in The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, Herald Sun, Sydney Morning Herald and The West Australian. Dr Allen is also a research fellow at the University College London Blockchain Technologies Group.