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Welcome to the Australian Centre for Biosecurity and Environmental Economics

AC BEE's mission is to lead Australia and the region in biosecurity and environmental economics research, with an emphasis on policy applications. Our specialty is economic approaches to protecting the environment and plant, animal and human health from invasive species. We also provide broad expertise in applied research on environmental economics and natural resource management as a whole. AC BEE maintains a central focus on engaging with and assisting the public policy process.

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Director's Notes

The second annual conference of the Australian Centre for Biosecurity and Environmental Economics was held at the Crawford School in Canberra on March 29th, 2011. Videos and presentations are now available.


The Use of Spread Models to Inform Eradication Programs: Application to Red Imported Fire Ants [PDF, 879KB]
D. Spring, O. Cacho and C. Jennings, IDEC Working Paper, 2010

Maximum Economic Yield [PDF, 71KB]
Q. Grafton, T. Kompas, L. Chu and N. Che, Working Paper, 2009

Environmental Value Transfer: Non-use Values, Uncertainty and Species Conservation [PDF, 110KB]
S. Akter and Q. Grafton, 2009

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Research associates

Shuang Liu Shuang Liu
Shuang works at CSIRO and is interested in exploring the ...

Ben White Ben White
BSc (London), PhD (Newcastle UK)

Anada Ghose Anada Ghose
Dr Ananda Ghose is an Economist working for the Department of ...

Nhu Che Nhu Che
Nhu Che received her PhD in economics from the Australian ...

Jeff Bennett Jeff Bennett
B Ag Ec (UNE), PhD (ANU)

Pham Van Ha Pham Van Ha
Pham Van Ha graduated with a PhD in economics degree from ...

Michael P. Ward Michael P. Ward
BVSc, MSc, MPVM, PhD, FACVSc, Sesquicentenial ...

Emma Aisbett Emma Aisbett
B Chem Eng (UNSW), MSc Environmental Change and ...

David Cook David Cook
Ph.D 2001 The University of Western Australia
B.Ec(Hons) ...

Quentin Grafton Quentin Grafton
Professor R. Quentin Grafton holds a Chair ...

Naomi Cogger Naomi Cogger
Dr Cogger was awarded a PhD from the Faculty of Veterinary ...

Kevin Fox Kevin Fox
Department of Economics, University of New South Wales ...

John Rolfe John Rolfe
John Rolfe is a resource economist who is Professor in the ...

Michael Ward Michael Ward
Michael Ward's research spans a wide range of issues in ...

Oscar Cacho Oscar Cacho
Oscar Cacho is associate professor of agricultural and ...

Ngo Van Long Ngo Van Long
Ngo Van Long is James McGill Chair of economics at ...

Kurt Schwabe Kurt Schwabe
B Mathematics / Economics (Macalester College), MSc ...

Long Chu Long Chu
Long received his PhD in economics from the Australian ...

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Prof Tom Kompas appointed to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Eminent Scientists Group.

Prof Tom Kompas receives 2009 CSIRO Research Achievement Medal,
21 October, 2009

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AARES National Symposium on ‘Invasive Species and Biosecurity’
10 - 11 September 2009, ANU

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» view program [PDF, 298KB]

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