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Chief Economist

Canberra - Ngunnawal Country

BSc(Hons), PhD(Econ)

Dr Kim Houghton is Chief Economist at the Regional Australia Institute.  Kim manages the Institute’s policy and research portfolio to ensure that the work has practical application and supports a better policy environment and more vibrant regional economies. Kim has played a leading role in recent research on housing, population mobility in regional Australia, analysis of regional labour markets, and the impact of the net zero transition on regional economies.