Authors

Renée Fry-McKibbin 

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Renée Fry-McKibbin is a Professor of Economics in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. She directs three research programs in the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA). These are’ COVID-19 and the Macroeconomy’, ‘Finance and the Macroeconomy’ and ‘Commodities and the Macroeconomy.’ She holds the position of Research Associate in the Research Project in Forecasting at George Washington University as well as in the Norwegian Centre for Macroeconomic and Petroleum Analysis. She is a committee member for the UK Money, Macro and Finance Society, and a board member of the Australasian Macroeconomics Society. She is Co-editor of the Economic Record and Associate Editor of International Review of Economics and Finance, and Finance Research Letters.

Renée’s research focuses on financial market and macro econometrics. She develops frameworks to model the transmission of international economic and financial market shocks to small open economies She holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant looking at ‘Australia’s resilience to recession,’ and recently completed a grant on ‘Commodity Cycles.’ Her principal publications appear in the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Journal of Economic Literature, the Journal of Banking and Finance, and Quantitative Finance.

Frank Jotzo

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Frank Jotzo is Professor of environmental economics and climate change economics at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy, where he directs the Centre for Climate and Energy Policy.

Frank Jotzo as senior authorship roles with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and is joint editor-in-chief of the journal Climate Policy. He leads research on topics including decarbonisation strategies, economics of energy transition, policy instruments for climate change and environment, and international trade and investment. He has advised national and state governments, international organisations and businesses.

Warwick McKibbin

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Professor Warwick J. McKibbin, AO, FASSA is a Distinguished Professor of Economics and Public Policy and 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 Director of Policy Engagement and ANU Node Leader of the Australian Research Council, Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) and Director of Research at McKibbin Software Group Pty Ltd. Professor McKibbin is a Distinguished Public Policy Fellow of the Economic Society of Australia; a Distinguished Fellow of the Asia and Pacific Policy Society; a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London) and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C (in the Center on Regulation and Markets and the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy ). 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”.