Kevin Fox is a Professor of Economics, and Director of the Centre for Applied Economic Research, at UNSW Sydney, Australia. He works primarily in the field of economic measurement, with a focus on productivity and prices. After completing his PhD at UBC, he joined UNSW in 1994 and served as Head of School for five years, 2008-2012. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and an elected member of the NBER-affiliated U.S. Conference on Research in Income and Wealth. He was appointed as an Advisor to the Australian Treasury in 2016, chaired the 16th Series CPI Review Advisory Group in 2009-2010, and was a member of the Expert Working Group of the Australian Council of Learned Academies on productivity 2012-2014 that reported to the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council.
He is a member of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Methodology Advisory Committee and the Productivity Measurement Reference Group. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Productivity Analysis, and leads the UNSW Business School’s Real Estate Initiative