About Max Corden

Affiliation: University of Melbourne

Professor W. (Warner) Max Corden is Emeritus Professor of International Economics of Johns Hopkins University, and has been a Professorial Fellow in the Department of Economics of the University of Melbourne since July 2002.

Professor Corden is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics. His degrees are B.Com. (Melbourne), M.Com. (Melbourne), Ph.D. (London), D.Com. honoris causa (Melbourne), and MA (Oxford).

In Australia he has held positions at the University of Melbourne (1958-61) and the Australian National University (1962-67 and 1977-88). From 1967 to 1976 he was Nuffield Reader in International Economics and Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, and from 1989 to 2002 he was Professor of International Economics (holding the Chung Ju Yung Chair in the latter part of the period) at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC. He has also taught at Berkeley, Minnesota, Princeton and Harvard. In addition, he was Senior Advisor in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund for two years from October 1986.

He is an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Economic Association, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Society in Australia, and has been President of the Economic Society of Australia and a member of the Group of Thirty. In January 2001 he was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia.

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