The US-Australia investment relationship

The US-Australia investment relationship

Report launch and roadshow


15 August 2017 - 25 August 2017


Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane


Launch event

The United States Studies Centre (USSC) launched a research report on August 14, examining the two-way investment relationship between Australia and the United States.

A collaboration between the USSC and the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (AmCham), the report brings together economic data, analysis of the key economic indicators and in-depth case studies with compelling findings.

Economics Professor Richard Holden, USSC CEO Professor Simon Jackman, AmCham CEO Niels Marquardt and research associate Jared Mondschein visited a number of Australian capital cities to discuss the findings of the report.


9am-10am, Tuesday 15 August, Citi Australia (Level 23, 2 Park Street, Sydney).


3pm-5pm, Wednesday, 16 August, KPMG (Tower 2, Collins Square, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne).


10am-11.30am, Wednesday, 23 August, Deloitte (Level 17, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide).


12.30pm-2pm, Thursday, 24 August, K&L Gates ( 32/44 St Georges Terrace, Perth).


10am-11.30am, Monday, 28 August, Herbert Smith Freehills (Level 31, 480 Queen Street, Brisbane).

The US-Australia investment relationship report launch, Sydney


  • Professor Richard Holden
    Professor Richard Holden
    Professor of Economics, UNSW Business School

    Richard Holden is Professor of Economics at UNSW Business School and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow from 2013-2017. He previously led a USSC research project investigating the US-Australia economic relationship.

  • Professor Simon Jackman
    Professor Simon Jackman

    Professor Simon Jackman was Chief Executive Officer of the United States Studies Centre from April 2016 to May 2022. Between 1996 and 2016, he was a Professor of Political Science and Statistics at Stanford University. Jackman's teaching and research centres on public opinion, election campaigns, political participation, and electoral systems with special emphasis on American and Australian politics.

  • Jared Mondschein
    Jared Mondschein
    Director of Research, United States Studies Centre

    Jared Mondschein is the Director of Research at the United States Studies Centre. Previously, Jared was a Research Analyst at Bloomberg BNA in Washington, DC, where he focused on cross-border tax issues. Prior to joining Bloomberg BNA, Jared was a Research Associate in the Asia Studies program of the Council on Foreign Relations, an editorial assistant at Foreign Policy magazine, and an assistant editor at a policy journal in Beijing.