Adam Creighton was appointed Economics Editor, The Australian, in 2018, having joined as a correspondent in 2012. He previously worked at the Reserve Bank of Australia, Centre for Independent Studies and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. He writes columns, news and features on domestic and international economic developments, and appears regularly on television and radio. In 2010 he was a senior economic adviser to the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Spectator, and The American Spectator, and authored book chapters on retirement policy for Oxford University Press. He was a Commonwealth Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford, where he completed a Master of Philosophy in Economics. He has twice won the economics category of the Citi Journalism Award for Excellence.
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