This website is an archive of the research and writings of Adam Triggs while at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University and the Brookings Institution in Washington DC.
Adam is an economist and the Director of Research at the Asian Bureau of Economic Research at the Crawford School of Public Policy. Formerly at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., Adam is widely published in leading economics journals and is a regular contributor to the Australian Financial Review, The Conversation, East Asia Forum, The Monthly, Huffington Post and other Australian and regional publications. In previous roles, Adam worked as an economic policy advisor to the Shadow Assistant Treasurer of Australia, the Hon. Andrew Leigh MP, and is a former advisor at Prime Minister and Cabinet on the global economy and the G20. He is a former consultant at the Cape York Institute and a former mergers and acquisitions analyst at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in law, a bachelor’s degree in economics, a master’s degree in international economics and a PhD in macroeconomics.