In his presentation on “What use is research on international trade policy and economic development?” Professor Pomfret will discuss the value of supporting research in these areas at an Australian university.
About the Speaker
Professor Richard Pomfret has been Professor of Economics at the University of Adelaide since 1992. Before coming to Adelaide, he was Professor of Economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC, Bologna (Italy) and Nanjing (China).
He has acted as adviser to the Australian government and to international organizations. In 1993 he was seconded to the United Nations for a year, acting as adviser on macroeconomic policy to the Asian republics of the former Soviet Union.