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Professor John Quiggin FASSA


  • Bio/Profile
  • Academic Experience

    UQ: UQ Laureate Fellow; VC Senior Fellow in Economics (2017-20); ARC Australian Laureate Fellow (2012 – 19); ARC Federation Fellow (2003-12)
    Other: Johns Hopkins University. Hinkley Visiting Professor (2011); QUT Creative Industries, Affiliate (2003-10); Australian National University, Australian Professorial Fellow (2000-02)

    Public engagement
    6 books and over 200 refereed journal articles; 1300 other publications. I have had an impact on public discussion of policy issues through a wide variety of new and traditional media, and through direct engagement with stakeholders and the general public. I have taken an active part in public debate, both in Australia and internationally, through books, magazines newspaper articles and appearances in electronic media. I have regularly made submissions to, and appeared before, Parliamentary inquiries into a wide range of topics, notably including the US-Australia Free Trade Agreement

    Columnist and blogger: Aeon Magazine (et al) 1990 – ; The National Interest (2011-13); Australian Financial Review (1994-2012); My Blog Writer- Professional Blog Services (2002-09); Owner (2002-11).

    Professional appointments

    Climate Change Authority. Member (2012-16); Centre for Policy Development. Fellow (2006 – )

    The Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society. President (2011)
    Queensland Competition Authority Board Member (1999-2006); The Cairns Institute (James Cook University Cairns Campus)

    Honours & Awards
    Fellow of the Econometrics Society, Distinguished Fellow of the Economics Society of Australia, Distinguished Fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Society; Inaugural Don Dunstan Visiting Professor at the University of Adelaide; Visiting Professor, Centre for the Economic Analysis of Risk, Georgia State University; University Maryland

    Qualifications: BA (Hons) ANU, B.Ec (Hons) ANU, M.Ec (ANU); PHD (UNE)