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Christopher Ian Higgins

Bachelor of Economics (Hons) ANU 1963

Career highlights

  • Secretary to the Treasury (1989-90)
  • Deputy Secretary (Economics), The Treasury (1984-89)
  • Assistant Secretary, Development Branch; Acting First Assistant Secretary, Financial Institutions Division, The Treasury (1984)
  • Director, General Economics Branch, Department of Economics & Statistics OECD Secretariat, Paris (1982-84)
  • Minister, Economic and Financial Affairs, OECD Delegation (1980-81)
  • Assistant Secretary, Fiscal and Monetary Policy Branch, GEEP Division, The Treasury (1976-79)
  • Assistant Secretary, Economic Branch, General Financial and Economic Policy Division, The Treasury (1975-76)

Career philosophy

"As an economic advisor one can have a significant impact on the outside world. I take most satisfaction from employing my training to furthering the policy debate in Australia"

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