Kym Anderson

George Gollin Professor of Economics and Foundation Executive Director of the Centre for International Economic Studies (CIES) at the University of Adelaide and CEPR Research Fellow

Kym Anderson is George Gollin Professor Emeritus of Economics and Foundation Executive Director of the Centre for International Economic Studies (CIES) at the University of Adelaide in Australia, where he has been affiliated since 1984 following six years at the Australian National University's Institute for Advanced Studies. In 2004-07 he was on extended leave at the World Bank's Development Economics Research Group in Washington DC as Lead Economist (Trade Policy).

Before that he spent 1990-92 in the Research Division of the GATT (now WTO) Secretariat in Geneva. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a Fellow of both the American and the Australian Agricultural Economic associations, and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

His research interests and publications are in the areas of international trade and development, agricultural economics, and environmental and resource economics. He has published around 300 articles and 40 books, including The Political Economy of Agricultural Protection (with Yujiro Hayami), Disarray in World Food Markets (with Rod Tyers), Agricultural Trade Reform and the Doha Development Agenda (with Will Martin) and, during 2008-10, a set of 4 regional volumes and 3 global books on global distortions to agricultural incentives, 1955-2007 (see www.worldbank.org/agdistortions). His most-recent book is Wine Globalization: A New Comparative History (with VIcente Pinilla).

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