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ASAE 2020 Speakers

Prof. Kym Anderson

Prof. Kym Anderson is George Gollin Professor Emeritus in the School of Economics at the University of Adelaide and an Honorary Professor at Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University. He had also served as deputy head of economic research at the GATT (now WTO) Secretariat in Geneva (1990-92) and as Lead Economist (Trade Policy) at the World Bank in Washington DC (2004-07). He became the first economist to serve on a series of dispute settlement panels at the World Trade Organization (WTO) (1996-2008). During 2010-17 he served on the Board of Trustees of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington D.C, and chaired it from 2015.
Professor Anderson has published more than 400 articles and 40 books. His books include The Political Economy of Agricultural Protection (with Yujiro Hayami, 1986), Disarray in World Food Markets (with Rod Tyers, 1992), Agricultural Trade Reform and the Doha Development Agenda (with Will Martin, 2006) and, during 2008-10, a set of 4 regional and 3 global books on Distortions to Agricultural Incentives.