Professor Warwick J McKibbin

PhD Harvard University; AM Harvard Univesity; BComm (Hons 1) UNSW
Chair in Public Policy and Director Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
T: +61419230760

Areas of expertise

  • Economic Development And Growth 140202
  • International Economics And International Finance 140210
  • Environment And Resource Economics 140205
  • Macroeconomics (Incl. Monetary And Fiscal Theory) 140212
  • Financial Economics 140207
  • Applied Economics 1402
  • Health Economics 140208
  • Public Economics Taxation And Revenue 140215
  • Epidemiology 111706
  • Economic Models And Forecasting 140303

Research interests

Modeling the Global Economy

The Economics of Demographic Change

Korean Unification

Climate Change and Energy Policy

Monetary Policy Regimes

FIscal policy


Professor Warwick J. McKibbin, AO, FASSA is the Vice Chancellor’s Chair in Public Policy and is Director of the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University (ANU). He is also an ANU Public Policy Fellow; a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences; a Distinguished Pulbic Policy Fellow of the Economic Scoeity of Australia; a Distinguished Fellow of the Asia and Pacific Policy Society; and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C (where he is co-Director of the Climate and Energy Economics Project).  He was awarded the Order of Australia in 2016 “For Distinguished Service to Education as an Economist, Particularly in the Area of Global Climate Policy, and to Financial Institutions and International Organizations” and the Centenary medal in 2003 “For Service to Australian Society through Economic Policy and Tertiary Education”.  

Professor McKibbin is internationally renowned for his contributions to global economic modeling and the theory of monetary policy and has published more than 250 peer reviewed academic papers and 5 books as well as being a regular commentator in the popular press. He served on the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia from 2001 to 2011 and worked at the Reserve Bank from 1975 to 1991. He regularly advises international institutions, Central Banks, governments and corporations across a range of developed and emerging economies.

Researcher's projects

The Economics fo Global Demographic Change

Global Impacts of Currency Wars

Global Consequences of Anti-Microbial Resistance

Designing Climate Change Policy

Modeling the Paris Climate Agreement

The Interaction of Climate Policy and Monetary Policy

Monetary Policy Regimes

Korean Re-Unification


Modeling the global economy with a focus on all G20 countries, European economies and Asian economies including:
New Zealand,
United Kingdom,
United States,
Saudi Arabia,
South Africa.


Projects and Grants

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