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Helen Hughes AO (born 1 October 1928) is Professor Emeritus at the Australian National University and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies...

Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia Hughes migrated with her parents to Melbourne in 1939. She completed a BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne in 1949 and an MA (Hons) in 1951. Her dissertation on the history of the Australian steel industry was later published as her first book, and she completed her PhD at the London School of Economics (LSE) in 1954.

In 1985 Hughes presented the ABC's 'Boyer Lectures' on 'Australia in a Developing World'. She was Professor of Economics and Director of the National Centre for Development Studies at ANU from 1983 to 1993, and a member of the Fitzgerald Committee on Immigration: A Commitment to Australia. She also worked at the World Bank from 1968 to 1983 and was a member of the United Nations Committee for Development Planning from 1987 to 1993.

Hughes current research focus is on the development problems facing the Pacific Island nations and remote Indigenous Australian communities in Australia.

Her most recent book, Lands of Shame, is about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 'Homelands' and reviews demographic trends, law and order, land rights, joblessness and welfare, education, health, housing and governance, and assesses Commonwealth, State and Territory policies. It is published by and available from the Centre for Independent Studies. Lands of Shame [SP09] - $38.00 : Zen Cart!, The Art of E-commerce

In 1985 Hughes was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for "service to international relations, particularly in the field of economics". In 2001 she was awarded the Centenary Medal, for "service to economic policy, particularly poverty alleviation and economic development".

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Total Books: 15
Green Documentary Contemplation Irony Argument
2014 - Green Documentary Contemplation Irony Argument (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781783201839
ISBN-10: 1783201835
Genres: Science & Math, Humor & Entertainment
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Nant Gwrtheyrn
2006 - Nant Gwrtheyrn [Brechdan Inc] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781843236238
ISBN-10: 1843236230
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The Historical Romance
1993 - The Historical Romance [Popular Fictions] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780415058124
ISBN-10: 0415058120
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Australia in a Developing World The 1985 Boyer Lectures
1985 - Australia in a Developing World the 1985 Boyer Lectures (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780642530486
ISBN-10: 0642530483
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Policies for Industiral Progress in Developing Countries
1980 - Policies for Industiral Progress in Developing Countries (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195201772
ISBN-10: 0195201779
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Foreign investment and industrialisation in Singapore
Foreign Investment and Industrialisation in Singapore (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780299054205
ISBN-10: 0299054209
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Lessons of Development [Trade and Development] (Hardcover)Paperback
Lessons of Development [Trade and Development] (Paperback)Hardcover
Foreign investment and industrialisation in Singapore
Foreign Investment and Industrialisation in Singapore (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780708102893
ISBN-10: 0708102891
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Is There an East Asian Model [Economics Division working papers] (Paperback)
Achieving full employment
Achieving Full Employment [Discussion paper] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780909536480
ISBN-10: 0909536481
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A Snow-White Flower
A Snow-white Flower (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780973677928
ISBN-10: 0973677929
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Lands of Shame Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 'Homelands' in Transition
Paint The Research and Conservation of Historic Interiors
Paint the Research and Conservation of Historic Interiors [English Heritage Research Transactions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781902916040
ISBN-10: 1902916042
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