Professor Anna Strutt
Professor in Economics
Graduate Convenor, Economics
Subject Convenor, Economics
Development Economics, International Finance and Trade
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Cellphone: +64 21 1101531
Anna Strutt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Waikato, where she has held an academic position since 1996. She served as Chairperson of Economics (2016-2017) and is currently Waikato Management School’s Academic Director Asia Programmes and Agreements (2019-2024). Anna was a Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Economics, University of Adelaide (2011-2017), where she completed her PhD in 1998. Anna is currently a GTAP Research Fellow at the Centre for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University (2015-2018 and 2019-2022). She is also a member of the Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) International Steering Committee (2019-present), an Advisor to UNESCAP’s Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT) (2020-present) and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Global Economic Analysis (2021-2024).
Anna teaches across a range of areas including: economic policy analysis, international trade, global policy modeling, business economics and the global business environment. She has extensive capacity building experience, particularly in South East Asia where she has taught numerous short courses. She also regularly contributes as an onsite instructor for Purdue University’s Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Annual Short Course in Global Trade Analysis and Short Course in Dynamic Global Trade Analysis, as well as contributing to GTAP’s online course on Preferential Trade Agreements.
Anna’s primary area of research expertise is international policy analysis, particularly quantitative analysis using global general equilibrium models. As well as publishing academic papers, she has served as a consultant or expert advisor to a range of national and international organizations, including: the Asian Development Bank; Asian Development Bank Institute; EU-VietNam Multilateral Trade Assistance Project (MUTRAP III); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; Landcare Research; the Mekong Institute, Thailand; Productivity Commission, Australia; New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT); United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); and the World Bank.
International policy analysis
Global trade modelling
Computable general equilibrium (CGE) models
Corong, E., & Strutt, A. (2020). Exploring the impacts of changing energy costs on New Zealand agriculture to 2030: A GTAP-E-RD application. In 23rd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis. Online.
Webb, M., Strutt, A., Gibson, J., & Walmsley, T. (2020). Modelling the impact of non-tariff measures on supply chains in ASEAN. World Economy, 43(8), 2172-2198. doi:10.1111/twec.12955
Duong, M., Holmes, M., & Strutt, A. (2020). The impact of free trade agreements on FDI inflows: the case of Vietnam. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, online, 24 pages. doi:10.1080/13547860.2020.1765717
Webb, M., & Strutt, A. (2020). Non-tariff measures in New Zealand. In D. Rial, & M. Anandhika (Eds.), Non-Tariff Measures in Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Findings (pp. 55-66). United Nations.
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