John Quiggin

John Quiggin is an Australian Laureate Fellow in Economics at the University of Queensland. He is prominent both as a research economist and as a commentator on Australian and international economic policy. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and many other learned societies and institutions.  He has worked on the economics of the Murray Darling Basin since the 1980s and received a Federation Fellowship for his work on this topic in 2003.