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Simon Grant

Bachelor of Science 1986, Bachelor of Economics (Hons) 1986

Career highlights

  • John C. Harsanyi Chair of Economics, Research School of Economics, ANU 2015 – present
  • Co-Editor Journal of Mathematical Economics since 2015
  • Elected Economic Theory Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET) 2014
  • Elected Fellow of the Econometric Society 2012
  • Co-Editor Mathematical Social Sciences 2007-2013
  • Lay Family Chair of Economics, Rice University 2002-2011
  • Professor, Faculty of Economics & Commerce, ANU 1997-2005
  • Elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia 2002
  • David A Wells PhD Thesis Prize, Department of Economics, Harvard University 1992
  • University Medal in Economics ANU 1985

Career philosophy

“I have been very fortunate to have been mentored by some great economists, but the most important advice I received was from one of my ANU professors who told me to have confidence in my own judgement and to understand that for the most significant decisions you make, you should strive to be true to yourself rather than pander to the wishes and expectations of others.”

Professor Simon Grant

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