Adam Triggs is a doctoral candidate in economics at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He is a former advisor on the G20 and global economy at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Adam has also worked Cape York Institute and the Australian Competition and Consumer Competition.

Adam holds a masters degree in international and development economics from the Crawford School at the ANU and bachelors degrees in law and economics from the ANU.


  • 2015–present
    Researcher in International Economics, Crawford School, Australian National University
  • 2015–2017
    Advisor, The Office of the Hon. Andrew Leigh MP
  • 2012–2015
    Advisor, Global economy and G20, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • 2012–2012
    Advisor, Cape York Institute
  • 2011–2012
    Advisor, Global economy and trade, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • 2009–2011
    Economist, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission


  • 2011 
    Crawford School, Australian National University, Masters in International and Development Economics
  • 2008 
    College of Law, Australian National University, Bachelor of Laws
  • 2007 
    College of Business and Economics, Australian National University, Bachelor of Economics


  • 2016
    The G20 and Macroeconomic Policy Cooperation, Lowy Institute
  • 2015
    Macroeconomics and the Phillips Curve Myth: Book review, Economic Record
  • 2015
    The global growth challenge and the G20 growth strategies, The G20 Blue Book, Renmin University Press