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William Coleman

Research School of Economics

Position: Reader
Email: william.coleman@anu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 612 52226
Office: Room 1021, HW Arndt Bld (25A)
CV: CV (.PDF, 192KB)

 William Coleman


William Coleman has written extensively upon inflation, the history of economic thought and the contested position of economics in society.   He is currently the editor of Agenda: a Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform, and has authored, or co-authored, several books, including Giblin’s Platoon: The Trials and Triumph of the Economist in Australian Public Life.

He is is editor of Only in Australia: The History, Politics and Economics of Australian Exceptionalism, which was published by Oxford University Press in June 2016.


  • Economic history
  • Economics

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