Author Archives: therantingeconomist
Archive of research and writings
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. He is Director at the Canberra office of AlphaBeta, an economic consulting firm that is now part of Accenture Strategy. Adam is a non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., a visiting fellow at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy, a fellow at Macquarie University’s e61 Institute, and a columnist for the Canberra Times.
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 was Director of Research at the ANU Asian Bureau of Economic Research. He was a resident fellow at Brookings and worked as an economic policy advisor to the Shadow Assistant Treasurer of Australia, the Hon. Andrew Leigh MP. He is a former advisor at Prime Minister and Cabinet on the global economy and the G20, a former consultant at the Cape York Institute and a former mergers and acquisitions analyst at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Adam regularly provides consulting services to governments, banks and companies.
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.