Dean Parham

Dean Parham is a productivity expert, long associated with the Productivity Commission in Australia. He led the Productivity Commission’s ‘flagship’ program of research on productivity for over a decade and, since 2008, has continued to investigate productivity trends and issues in association with a number of government, academic and private-sector agencies. These have included the Australian Treasury, the University of Adelaide, the Australian Business Foundation, the Bureau of Resource and Energy Economics, The Australian National University and back at the Australian Productivity Commission as a visiting researcher. He is currently a visiting research fellow with the University of Adelaide and a visiting scholar with the New Zealand Productivity Commission.