About The Airport Economist

The Airport Economist is your guide to doing business in the Asian Century. Led by renowned economist Tim Harcourt, we’ll be visiting thriving markets all across Asia and the world to find out what the emerging opportunities are for doing business there, how to get your foot in the door, learn from companies who are successfully operating there, as well as discover the local culture.

The Airport Economist has been a television show and has now expanded to be an online streaming and on demand channel on the Ticker News network platform. It is also a series of best-selling books which bring expertise and insight to global economics, business and trade. And this website compliments the streaming channel with all sorts of wisdom and insights from past episodes, our partners, and Tim’s observations while travelling the globe.

About Tim Harcourt

Tim Harcourt is The Airport Economist – host of the program and author of the books. Tim is the Industry Professor and Chief Economist at the Institute for Public Policy and Governance at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). Tim’s main professional interests are International Trade, labour Markets, Climate Innovation and the Economics of Sports.

Before joining UTS, Tim was Professor of Practice in Economics at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney and Chief Economist at Austrade. He has also worked for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and as an economic advisor to 3 Federal Labor Cabinet Ministers and 2 State Labor Premiers.

A prolific author and globetrotter, Tim has worked and filmed in 60 countries.

Tim hosts the TV series The Airport Economist and After the Pandemic – The Bigger Picture on www.ausbiz.com.au and The Airport Economist podcast on LiSTNR

He is the author of 7 books – including The Airport Economist Flies Again! was published by Cambridge Scholars on 1 June 2021.

The Airport Economist Flies Again! – Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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