Tim Harcourt, The Airport Economist, is the J.W. Nevile Fellow in Economics at the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). Tim was also for over a decade the first chief economist of the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade).
Tim is also an Adjunct Professor in International Business Strategy at the Australian School of Business at UNSW, teaching in the AGSM international programmes business in Asia and Latin America with a focus on China, India, ASEAN, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and other emerging markets.
Tim is an active commentator in the Australian and international media on economic and trade issues and appears regularly on TV and radio shows including Sky News, Sky Business News, Business Lateline, Lateline, Business Today, Mornings with Kerri-Anne, Sunday, Sunrise, Bloomberg, CCTV, BBC and CNBC Asia.
Tim also writes for a number of major publications including The Australian Financial Review, The Business Review Weekly, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian, The Advertiser, The OECD Observer, The Globalist, The Economic Times and various websites and blogs.
Tim has been a research officer /advocate with the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), a role first held by Bob Hawke in the 1950s and 1960s and has worked as an international economist for the Reserve Bank of Australia, The Australian Industrial Relations Commission and has overseas experience in the corporate sector in the UK, USA and Israel.
Tim was educated at the University of Adelaide, the University of Minnesota and Harvard University.
Tim’s book The Airport Economist is a business bestseller and has been translated into several languages around Asia and soon in South America. It’s available in all good bookshops including airport bookshops! http://www.theairporteconomist.com
His new book The Airport Economist Flies Again! And his TV show The Airport Economist will be launched in 2012.
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