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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Climate change policy
  • Valuing seasonal climate forecasts
  • Development economics

Personal profile

Professor Kevin Parton has over 37 years of teaching, research, research management and research training experience, including universities, Australian and Canadian Government agencies and international research organisations. He has completed research projects in a number of countries including the EU, Australian, Canada, Ethiopia, Kenya, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Thailand, and Papua New Guinea. He has published over 100 internationally refereed journal articles and received over $1.5 million in competitive grant funding. As Director of the Centre for Health Research and Development, University of New England, he was instrumental in the introduction of the professional doctorate in health services management. Research interests include both agricultural and health economics. Current major research interests are in the economics of climate change policy, and social and health aspects of adaptation to climate change.

Professional Information

External Appointments & Memberships:

  • Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (member)

Editorial Roles on Journals:

  • Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing (Reviewer)
  • British Food Journal (Reviewer)
  • International Journal of Logistics (Reviewer)
  • International Journal of Logistics Management (Reviewer)

Education/Academic qualification

University of New England


University of New England


University of Newcastle


University of Liverpool


External positions

Dean, Faculty of Rural Management

May 2001Jun 2006

Chair, Department of Agricultural Economics and Business

Jan 1999May 2001

Head, Centre for Health Research and Development

Jan 1996Dec 1998

Research Fellow, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Agricultural Economics

Jan 1981Dec 1995

Research Associate

Jan 1980Jan 1981

Junior Research Fellow in Agricultural Economics

Jan 1975Dec 1979


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