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Brian Fisher presents at the Australian Farm Institute Conference: Australian Agriculture Innovation System at the Crossroads

Brian Fisher presents on the government’s role in Australia’s agricultural R&D system in the future. This presentation is available at

Brian Fisher presents at the Africa Update 2013: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity/Africa Union

Brian Fisher was asked to present on aid, trade and mining investment in Africa at the Africa Update 2013 in Canberra. The presentation is available at:

Brian Fisher presents economic assessment of the impact of Mongolia’s foreign investment environment and the proposed new mineral law

Brian Fisher presents the results from BAE’s economic assessment of the impact of the proposed new mineral law on the Mongolian economy to the Business Council of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar. The conclusions drawn are that, if the law were to be introduced in its current draft form, Mongolia would suffer a reduction in average GDP […]

Adopt a Mongolian Camel

BAEconomics has commenced a small program to assist camel herders in the South Gobi desert, Mongolia, as they face adjustment pressures due to the resource boom.

Opportunity at risk – Regaining our competitive edge in mineral resources

BAE was commissioned by the Minerals Council Australia to conduct macro-economic modelling aimed at understanding the scale of the competitiveness challenge facing Australia’s mineral industry and the opportunity at risk as a result. Pp.77-81.

Report on implications of the Renewable Energy Target for the Australian economy

BAE releases report on Implications of the RET for the Australian economy

Research Report on New Mining Technology

BAE releases research report on new mining technology

Occasional Address at The University of Sydney Graduation Ceremony

The Great Hall, 6 May, 2011 Brian S Fisher Professor McCallum, Deans Adams and Taylor, distinguished guests, colleagues, new graduates and your families. I have had a long-term personal and professional link to agriculture. But growing up on a dairy farm on the north coast of New South Wales in the 1950s and 60s I […]

Presentation to the Central Bank of Mongolia

Brian Fisher and Tuvshintugs Batdelger present the results of the Oyu Tolgoi economic assessment to the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Mongolia pdf – Mongolian Central Bank Presentation

Brian Fisher speaks at World Economic Forum

Brian Fisher speaks at World Economic Forum Brian Fisher spoke at the World Economic Forum Roundtable on Responsible Mineral Development, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, where he released the joint study by BAEconomics and the School of Economic Studies, National University of Mongolia, on The Development of the Oyu Tolgoi Copper Mine: An Assessment of the Macroeconomic Consequences […]