Max Corden

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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.

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.

Research Interests and Main Publications

Over an academic career spanning more than forty years, Max Corden has published numerous articles and several books, mostly in the field of international economics, both theory and policy. He is best known for his work on the theory of trade protection. His research interests have also included the macroeconomic policies of developing countries, and economic policy in Australia.

He is the author of The Theory of Protection (1971), Trade Policy and Economic Welfare (1974, 1997), Inflation, Exchange Rates and the World Economy (1977, 1985), Protection, Trade and Growth (1985), International Trade Theory and Policy (1992), Economic Policy, Exchange Rates and the International System (1994), and the Road to Reform (1997).

His most recent book is Too Sensational: On the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes (2002).

Publications from 2001


Australian Topics


A Book of Collected Articles



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