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Andrew Leigh

Andrew Leigh is the Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Federal Member for Fenner. Prior to entering the Australian Parliament in 2010, Andrew was a professor of economics at the Australian National University. Andrew holds a PhD in public policy from Harvard, having graduated from the University of Sydney with first class honours in Law and Arts. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences, and a past recipient of the Economic Society of Australia’s ‘Young Economist Award’. His previous books include The Luck of Politics, The Economics of Just About Everything and Battlers and Billionaires.


Articles by Andrew Leigh (2)

  • Liberty, equality, fraternity: Three dimensions of Australian foreign policy

    This is the first in a series of posts marking the launch (tomorrow) of A Larger Australia, the book of the 2015 Boyer Lectures, by Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Fullilove. Since his university days, Michael Fullilove has had two abiding interests: speechcraft and international affairs. This made him the perfect choice to deliver the first Boyer Lectures on foreign policy in over a decade. The talks are mercifully cliché free.