I have a range of other research issues that I work on. This section only highlights the major publications and outputs.
Tisdell, CA, and Adamson, DC, 2017, 'The importance of fixed costs in animal health systems', In The economics of animal health (J. Rushton, ed.). Scientific and Technical Review of the Office International des Epizooties (Paris), 36 (1),pp. 49-56. available from
Adamson, D. 2016, 'Pandora's Box and the Level Playing Field: Food Safety & Regulations', Farm Policy Journal, 13(3), pp. 23-32, available from
Loch, A., Adamson, D. & Mallawaarachchi, T. 2014, 'Role of hydrology and economics in water management policy under increasing uncertainty', Journal of Hydrology, 518 (Part A), pp.5-16
Zalucki, M. P., Shabbir, A., Silva, R., Adamson, D., Shu-Sheng, L. & Furlong, M. J. 2012, ‘Estimating the Economic Cost of One of the World's Major Insect Pests, Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae): Just How Long is a Piece of String?’ Journal of Economic Entomology, 105, pp. 1115-1129.
Schrobback, P., Adamson, D. & Quiggin, J. 2011, 'Turning Water into Carbon: Carbon Sequestration and Water Flow in the Murray–Darling Basin', Environmental and Resource Economics, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 23-45
Quiggin, J., Adamson, D., Chambers, S. & Schrobback, P. 2010, ‘Climate change, mitigation and adaptation: the case of the Murray-Darling Basin in Australia’, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. 531-54.
Adamson, D., Mallawaarachchi, T. & Quiggin, J. 2009, 'Declining inflows and more frequent droughts in the Murray–Darling Basin: climate change, impacts and adaptation', The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 53, pp. 345–366.
Adamson, D. Mallawaarachchi, T. & Quiggin, J. 2007, ‘Water use and salinity in the Murray-Darling Basin: a state-contingent model’, The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 51(3), pp.263-282
Peer Reviewed Conferences/ Conference Proceddings
Adamson, D. 2012, ‘The Basin Plan, the Buy-Back and Climate Change: Determining an Optimal Water Entitlements Portfolio’, Water and Climate: Policy Implementation Challenges, Practical Responses to Climate Change National Conference, National Convention Centre, Canberra, 1-3 May.
Quiggin J., Adamson, D., & Quiggin, D. (eds.), 2014, Carbon Pricing: Early Experience and Future Prospects, Edward-Elgar, Cheltenham, Glos, GBR
Tisdell, C.A., Adamson, D & Auld, B (2017), ‘The Economics of Alternative Pest Management Strategies: Basic Assessment and Environmental Uncertainties’ in Coll M. & E. Wajnberg (eds), Pest Management within the Environment: Challenges for Agronomists, Ecologists, Economists and Policymakers, John Wiley & Son, Chapter 3, pp 55-76.
Adamson, D., Zalucki, M.P. & Furlong, M.J. 2014, 'Pesticides and IPM: Practice, Practicality and Policy in Australia', Ch 16 in R Pershin & D Pimentel (eds), Integrated Pest Management- Experiences with Implementation, Springer, vol. 4, pp 387-411
Loch, A., Wheeler, S.A. & Adamson, D. 2014, 'People versus place in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin: Balancing economic, social ecosystem and community outcomes', Ch 12 in H Milber & V Squires (eds), River Basin Management in the twenty-first century: People and Place, CRC Press, pp. 275-303
Adamson, D. 2010, 'Quarantine and Food Safety Issues in a TPPA', Ch 8 in J. Kelsey (ed.), No Ordinary Deal: Unmasking Free Trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal, Bridget Williams Books Ltd., Wellington, pp. 124-35.
Magee, B., Oi, D., Parkes, J., Adamson, D.,Hyne, N., Langford, D., Holtkamp, R. andLawson, S. (2016), 'Report of the Independent Review Panel: The Independent Review Panel of the National Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program' (here)
Adamson, D., Quiggin, J., and Quiggin, D. 2011, Water Supply Variability & Sustainable Diversion Limits: Issues to Consider in Developing the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, UniQuest Project No: 17255, Report prepared for Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia (here)
Mallawaarachchi, T., Adamson, D., & Quiggin, J. 2011, An Economic Analysis of the Impact of the National Water Initiative on the Capacity and Resilience of Australia’s Water Management Regime, Commissioned report for Inovac, RMSG, School of Economics, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia.
Adamson, D. (2009), One-Health CRC’s Evaluation Framework: An introduction to research management, Report prepared for The Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre for Emerging Infectious Disease.
Quiggin, J., Adamson, D., Schrobback, P. & Chambers, S. 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review: The Implications for Irrigation in the Murray-Darling Basin, Risk & Sustainable Management Group, The School of Economics and the School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane: Commissioned report for The Garnaut Climate Change Review. (here)
Accepted or In-Press Journals
Jackson, E and Adamson, D, (accepted), 'The live sheep export supply chain: When operational and societal complexities collide', International Journal of Business and Systems Research, DOI: 10.1504/IJBSR.2018.10010088.