Rob Fraser, Professor of Agricultural Economics, has just been created Distinguished Fellow of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES). The award is recognition of a career that has covered academic posts in America, Australia and the UK and included a number of advisory positions such as, most recently, Academic Advisor to the UK Food Standards Agency and to DEFRA, and Consultant Economist to the World Bank on policies affecting world trade.
“I am delighted by the fellowship and am very grateful to AARES for the honour. This means a great deal to me.
Professor Rob Fraser“
AARES was founded in 1957 and is an independent association of people and organisations interested in agricultural, resource and environmental economics. It publishes the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AJARE) and has links with approximately 50 research centres across the world.