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Distinguished Professor Warwick McKibbin AO

Director of Policy Engagement and ANU Node Leader

BCom (Hons) University of New South Wales; AM Econ;  PhD Econ Harvard University; FASSA; AO

Primary affiliation: 

Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University 

Research stream: 

Macro-demographic Dynamics and Population Ageing Policy

Warwick McKibbin AO is a Vice Chancellor’s Chair in Public Policy and is Director of the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C.

He is internationally renowned for his contributions to global economic modelling and the theory of monetary policy. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed academic papers and five books and is a regular commentator in the popular press. He has a wide range of policy experience. He has been a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia (2001 – 2011); the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council (2005-2008); and the Advisory Board of the Prime Minister’s Taskforce into Housing Affordability (2002-2003).

He regularly advises international institutions, central banks, governments and corporations across a range of developed and emerging economies.

Warwick serves on the Editorial/Advisory Boards of China & World Economy, Japan and the World Economy, and Asian Economic Papers.

Keywords: Global Economics Modelling of Demographic Change; Macroeconomics of Demographic Change; Demographic Change and Economic Growth

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