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Richard Snape Lectures

Richard Hal Snape (1936 - 2002) was Deputy Chairman of the Productivity Commission and Emeritus Professor of Monash University. He was a Board Member of the Australian Research Council, Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Society of Australia.

The Richard Snape Lecture Series elicits contributions on important public policy issues from internationally recognised figures.

2014 Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development and Social Progress
Prof Joseph Stiglitz
Columbia University

2013 Indian Economy: Retrospect and Prospect
Arvind Panagariya
Columbia University

2012 The Future of the Multilateral Trading System
Pascal Lamy
Director-General, World Trade Organization

2011 Political Economy of Reform in Mexico
Dr Roberto Newell
Mexican Institute for Competitiveness

2010 The Challenge for Trade Policy in a Dynamic World and Regional Setting: An Indonesian Perspective
Her Excellency Dr Mari Elka Pangestu
Minister of Trade
Republic of Indonesia

2009 China's Policy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis
Yu Yongding
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

2008 Latin America in the Global Economy: Challenges and Opportunities
Vittorio Corbo
Governor of the Central Bank of Chile 2003 - 2007

2007 Economic and Regulatory Reforms in Europe: Past Experience and Future Challenges
Patrick Messerlin
Director, Groupe d'Economie Mondiale
Institute d'Etudes Politiques de Paris

2006 The World Economy in the New Millennium: A New Golden Age?
Deepak K. Lal
James Coleman Professor of Development Studies
University of California Los Angeles

2005 Will Asian Mercantilism Meet its Waterloo?
Martin Wolf
Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times

2004 Spreading Prosperity and Resisting Economic Divergence: The Significance of Richard Snape's Academic Legacy
Anne O. Krueger
First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

2003 40 Million Aussies? The Immigration Debate Revisited
Professor Max W. Corden
Emeritus Professor of International Economics
Johns Hopkins University