Professor Beth Webster


Professor Beth Webster is a member of the CEDA Council on Economic Policy, which comprises some of Australia's best and brightest policy minds, and guides CEDA's research agenda.

Professor Beth Webster is the Director, Faculty of Business and Law, Centre for Transformative Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology. She has authored over 100 articles on the economics of innovation, intellectual property and firm performance and has been published in RAND Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Oxford Economic Papers, Journal of Law and Economics and Cambridge Journal of Economics.

Professor Webster has been appointed to a number of committees including the Commonwealth Government’s Advisory Council for Intellectual Property; an Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) Expert Working Group; the Advisory Council for Intellectual Property; Expert Review Group – New Sources of Growth – Intangible Assets, OECD; Board Member, European Policy for Intellectual Property Association; and Board Member, Asia Pacific Innovation Network.

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On the CEDA Blog

The CEDA blog aims to deliver informed debate and new ideas for discussion on the economic and social issues facing Australia. Read blog articles by Beth Webster: