Professor Kym Anderson is George Gollin Professor of Economics and Executive Director of the Wine Economics Research Centre at the University of Adelaide. He is also a former Executive Director of the University’s Centre for International Economic Studies and has published nearly 30 books.
Previously Professor Anderson was a Research Fellow in Economics at ANU’s Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (1977-83), following undergraduate studies at the University of New England in Armidale (1967-70), part-time Masters studies at the University of Adelaide (1971-74) while working in the S.A. Department of Agriculture in Adelaide, and doctoral studies at the University of Chicago and Stanford University (1974-77).
Professor Anderson’s research interests and publications are in the areas of international trade and development, agricultural economics, environmental economics, and wine economics. His most recent projects have focused on empirical analysis of such issues as the Doha Development Agenda of the World Trade Organization; global distortions to agricultural incentives; economics of agricultural biotechnology (GMO) policies globally; and wine globalization. He has published more than 30 books and 300 journal articles and chapters in other books. His most recent two books have both received prizes for excellence in research and in communication from the American and Australian agricultural economics associations.