Karmel, Peter Henry

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KARMEL, Peter Henry

KARMEL, Peter Henry. Australian, b. 1922. Genres: Economics, Education. Career: University of Adelaide, professor of economics, 1950-62; University of Papua and New Guinea, Port Moresby, chairman of Interim Council, 1965-69, chancellor, 1969-70; Flinders University of South Australia, vice-chancellor, 1966-71; Australian University Commission, chairman, 1971-77; Interim Committee for Schools Commission, chairman, 1972-73; Australia Council, chairman, 1974-77; Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission, chairman, 1977-82; Australian Council for Educational Research, president, 1979-99; Australian National University, Canberra, vice-chancellor, 1982-87, chairman of Board of the National Institute of the Arts, 1992-; Commonwealth Government Quality of Education Review Committee, chairman, 1984-85; Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, president, 1987-90; Australian Institute of Health, chairman, 1987-91; Australian National Council on AIDS, chairman, 1988-92. Publications: Applied Statistics for Economists, 1957, rev. ed. (with M. Polasek), 1978; (with M. Brunt) Structure of the Australian Economy, 1962, 3rd ed., 1966; (with G.C. Harcourt and R.H. Wallace) Economic Activity, 1967. Address: 4/127 Hopetoun Circuit, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia.