Senior Staff Biography - Michael Davies, First Assistant Statistician, Macroeconomics Statistics Division

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Michael Davies is the First Assistant Statistician of the Macroeconomics Statistics Division.

Michael has an Honours degree in economics from the University of Sydney. He joined the ABS in 1984 and has experience in compilation of all aspects of ABS macroeconomic indicators, as well as in management and development of ABS statistical infrastructure. He worked for several years at the OECD working with the countries of the former Soviet Union setting up systems of macroeconomic accounts during their transition from centrally planned economies to market economies.

Michael is a key player in the ABS's contribution to the development and maintenance of the international standards governing the compilation of macroeconomic statistics and has a strong interest in bridging the conceptual and practical aspects of macroeconomic accounting.