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China as a Great Power: Some Implications for Australia Prof Ross Garnaut AO

13 May 2010

Level 17, RACV Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Ross Garnaut has been a Professor of Economics in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University since 1989. In 2008, he was appointed a Vice Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Melbourne, and a Professorial Fellow in the University's Faculty of Economics and Commerce. Professor Garnaut's part-time appointment, which will commence after the completion of the Garnaut Climate Change Review, is attached to the Department of Economics and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, both within the Faculty of Economics and Commerce. He is currently Chairman of a number of international companies and research organisations, including the International Food Policy Research Institute, and a board member of several others.

Professor Garnaut is currently conducting The Garnaut Climate Change Review which is an independent study commissioned by Australia's Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments. The Review's Final Report is due on 30 September 2008.

Research Interests

China's economic reforms and internationalisation; Asia-Pacific economies' development and international economic relations; Australia's economic relations with the Asia-Pacific region; domestic economic adjustment to Asia-Pacific economic development.