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Title:CEPA Visitor Warwick McKibbin
Date:Feb 24, 2006

Warwick McKibbin will be visiting CEPA from February 24th to March 14th. His research areas include international trade and finance, monetary and fiscal policy, international environmental policy, demographics, and economic development. He's also recently written a recent paper on the economic effects of a bird flu pandemic (available from the Lowy Institute web site). To meet with him, just drop by his office in 400B Eggers any day between 2:00 and 3:00, or send a note to Pete Wilcoxen to set up an appointment.

Short Biography

Warwick McKibbin is Professor of International Economics in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies and Director of the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis at the Australian National University. He is also a Professorial Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy; a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. and President of McKibbin Software Group. He is a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Professor McKibbin has worked at the Reserve Bank of Australia, Japanese Ministry of Finance, US Congressional Budget office and World Bank. He has been a consultant for many international agencies and a range of governments on issues of macroeconomic policy, international trade and finance and greenhouse policy issues. Professor McKibbin has published widely in technical journals and the popular press including the book "Global Linkages: Macroeconomic Interdependence and Cooperation in the World Economy" written with Professor Jeffrey Sachs of Harvard University and "Climate Change Policy after Kyoto: A Blueprint for a Realistic Approach" with Professor Peter Wilcoxen of Syracuse University.

He received his B.Com (Honours 1) and University Medal from University of NSW (1980) and his AM (1984) and a PhD (1986) from Harvard University. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences and a founding member of the Harvard University Asian Economic Panel. He was awarded the Centenary medal in 2003 For Service to Australian Society through Economic Policy and Tertiary Education.

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Peter J Wilcoxen
Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
The Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Revised 02/24/2006 14:54:02