About Adam Creighton

Adam Creighton has been The Australian’s Economics Correspondent since 2012, having worked in London for The Economist in 2009.

He covers domestic and international economic news, and writes a column on economics and public policy every Friday.

In 2015 he won the Citi Journalism Award for Excellence. In 2001 he completed (in 3.5 years) a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce, in history and economics, at the University of Wollongong.

He started his career at the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, and in 2010 was a senior adviser to the then federal Leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott.

Posts by Adam Creighton

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  1. The money man: Chris Bowen

    He wants to become a great Labor treasurer in the mould of his hero, Paul Keating. And Bowen has enlisted the man himself to help...

  2. Trump, Clinton and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of the few things that unite US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But campaign politics don’t necessarily translate into...

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  3. Fin-tech disruption threatens banks

    New opportunities to reduce the cost of business borrowing could cut swathes of profit from the traditional banking industry...

  4. Can US banks withstand another great depression?

    Acuity chats with Timothy Geithner, who helmed the US Treasury in the aftermath of the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression...