Date of this Version

September 2006

Document Type

Miscellaneous Material

Publication Details

An address to the Australian Universities International Alumni Conference, 13 September, 2006.


[Excerpt]Globalisation has and is contributing enormously to the economic wellbeing of the world economies. Australia has well positioned itslef during the past decade in the globalised environment. Several studies have concluded that nations with open, market orientated economies, have recently grown twice as fast as those with closed economies.