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David Vanzetti

Visiting Fellow, Crawford Faculty


B.Ec(Hons) (University of Western Australia)
M.Sc (Reading University
PhD (La Trobe University)

Contact details

Phone: 02 6125 1842

Room: Constables Cottage 2.07

Dr David Vanzetti is an agricultural economist with a varied career having worked with ABARE in Canberra, the United Nations in Rome and Geneva, and several Universities. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University in Canberra. His work has primarily focused on trade policy analysis. Several recent applications have focused on free trade agreements, non-tariff measures, pulses and food safety.

Current interests

  • Non-tariff measures (funded by UNCTAD)
  • Brexit (funded by International Economics Ltd)
  • Pulses policy in Pakistan (funded by ACIAR)
  • Food safety in Vietnam
  • Vietnam’s free trade agreements

Research interests

Dr Vanzetti has 30 years experience researching, consulting and teaching in the fields of:

  • Agricultural economic policy
  • International trade policy
  • General equilibrium modelling
  • Commodity analysis


  • International trade
  • GTAP and partial equilibrium modelling
  • Trade and tariff databases (e.g. WITS, TASTE)

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