Kym Anderson

George Gollin Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Adelaide; Honorary Professor of Economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University; and CEPR Research Fellow

Kym Anderson is George Gollin Professor Emeritus of Economics and former 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. He re-joined ANU as a part-time Professor of Economics in its Crawford School of Public Policy in 2012, and in 2018 transitioned to an Honorary Professor there.

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 Fellow of both the American and the Australian Agricultural Economic associations, a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Society of Australia, an Honorary Life Members of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, 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 400 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 books are Agricultural Trade, Policy Reforms, and Global Food Securuty; Wine Globalization: A New Comparative History (with VIcente Pinilla); World Scientific Reference on Asia-Pacific Trade Policies (2 volumes); and The International Economics of Wine.

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