Daniel Halliday



University of Melbourne


Daniel is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. He obtained his PhD in Philosophy from Stanford University in 2011. Daniel specializes in political philosophy, with a particular focus on markets and various aspects of economic justice. He is the author of the books The Ethics of Capitalism (2020), co-authored with John Thrasher, and The Inheritance of Wealth: Justice, Equality, and The Right to Bequeath (2018), both published by Oxford University Press. He is currently working on a book exploring the morality of credit markets and related issues, with Marco Meyer, along with various papers focusing on topics to do with population aging and labour markets.

At THE NEW INSTITUTE, Daniel is involved in several programs in the Academic Year 2024/25. He will join us in the fall term of 2024.


Population Aging and the Retirement Age
Journal of Applied Philosophy, forthcoming

On the (Mis)classification of Paid Labor: When Should Gig Workers have Employee Status?
Politics, Philosophy & Economics 20(3): (2021): 229-250

The Ethics of Capitalism
with John Thrasher, 2020

The Inheritance of Wealth: Justice, Equality and The Right to Bequeath

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