Tom Kompas is a Professor of Environmental Economics and Biosecurity in the School of Biosciences and the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He is also one of three Chief Investigators in the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis (CEBRA), Research Group Director of the Centre for Environmental and Economic Research (CEER) at the University of Melbourne, and the Foundation Director of the Australian Centre for Biosecurity and Environmental Economics at the Australian National University (ANU).
Tom is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia and a recipient of the Eureka Prize in Science. He was Director of the Crawford School of Public Policy at the ANU from 2009 to 2015.
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A practical optimal surveillance policy for invasive weeds: An application to Hawkweed in ..
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Health and Economic Costs of Early, Delayed and No Suppression of COVID-19: The Case of Australia
Tom Kompas, Quentin Grafton, Tuong Nhu Che, Long Chu, James Camac
Journal article | 2020
We compare the health and economic costs of early (actual), delayed and no suppression of COVID 19 infections in 2020 in Australia..
Estimating the true (population) infection rate for COVID-19: A Backcasting Approach with Monte Carlo Methods
Steven John Phipps, Rupert Quentin Grafton, Tom Kompas
Journal article | 2020
Differences in COVID-19 testing and tracing across countries, as well as changes in testing within each country over time, make it..
Optimal surveillance against foot-and-mouth disease: A sample average approximation approach.
Tom Kompas, Pham Van Ha, Hoa-Thi-Minh Nguyen, Graeme Garner, Sharon Roche, Iain East
Journal article | 2020 | PLOS ONE
Decisions surrounding the presence of infectious diseases are typically made in the face of considerable uncertainty. However, the..
Management strategies for vaccinated animals after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease and the impact on return to trade
Richard Bradhurst, Graeme Garner, Iain East, Clare Death, Aaron Dodd, Tom Kompas
Journal article | 2019 | PLOS ONE
An incursion of Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in a previously FMD-free country can cause significant economic damage from immediate..
Realizing resilience for decision-making
R Quentin Grafton, Luc Doyen, Christophe Bene, Edoardo Borgomeo, Kate Brooks, Long Chu, Graeme S Cumming, John Dixon, Stephen Dovers, Dustin Garrick, Ariella Helfgott, Qiang Jiang, Pamela Katic, Tom Kompas, L Richard Little, Nathanial Matthews, Claudia Ringler, Dale Squires, Stein Ivar Steinshamn, Sebastian Villasante, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Nature Sustainability
Early Decision Indicators for Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreaks in Non-Endemic Countries
MG Garner, IJ East, M Stevenson, RL Sanson, TG Rawdon, RA Bradhurst, SE Roche, P Van Ha, T Kompas
Book Chapter | 2018
This Research Topic presents valuable studies presenting different aspects and implementations of mathematical modeling for diseas..
Global insights into water resources, climate change and governance
R Quentin Grafton, Jamie Pittock, Richard Davis, John Williams, Guobin Fu, Michele Warburton, Bradley Udall, Ronnie McKenzie, Xiubo Yu, Nhu Che, Daniel Connell, Qiang Jiang, Tom Kompas, Amanda Lynch, Richard Norris, Hugh P Possingham, John Quiggin
Journal article | 2013 | Nature Climate Change
Non-natives: 141 scientists object
Daniel Simberloff, Jake Alexander, Fred Allendorf, James Aronson, Pedro M Antunes, Sven Bacher, Richard Bardgett, Sandro Bertolino, Melanie Bishop, Tim M Blackburn, April Blakeslee, Dana Blumenthal, Alejandro Bortolus, Ralf Buckley, Yvonne Buckley, Jeb Byers, Ragan M Callaway, Faith Campbell, Karl Campbell, Marnie Campbell, et al.
Journal article | 2011 | Nature
Integrating size-structured assessment and bioeconomic management advice in Australia's northern prawn fishery
Andre E Punt, Roy A Deng, Catherine M Dichmont, Tom Kompas, William N Venables, Shijie Zhou, Sean Pascoe, Trevor Hutton, Rob Kenyon, Tonya van der Velde, Marco Kienzle
Journal article | 2010 | ICES Journal of Marine Science
Innovation diffusion among heterogeneous agents: Exploring complexity with agent-based modelling (ABM)
NN Ratna, A Dray, P Perez, R Quentin Grafton, T Kompas
Book Chapter | 2008
In this paper we apply Agent-Based Modelling (ABM) to capture the complexity of the diffusion process depicted in Medical Innovati..
Positioning fisheries in a changing world
R Quentin Grafton, Ray Hilborn, Lori Ridgeway, Dale Squires, Meryl Williams, Serge Garcia, Theodore Groves, James Joseph, Kieran Kelleher, Tom Kompas, Gary Libecap, Carl Gustaf Lundin, Mitsutaku Makino, Thorolfur Matthiasson, Richard McLoughlin, Ana Parma, Gustavo San Martin, Ben Satia, Carl-Christian Schmidt, Maree Tait, et al.
Journal article | 2008 | Marine Policy
Incentive-based approaches to sustainable fisheries
RQ Grafton, R Arnason, T Bjorndal, D Campbell, HF Campbell, CW Clark, R Connor, DP Dupont, R Hannesson, R Hilborn, JE Kirkley, T Kompas, DE Lane, GR Munro, S Pascoe, D Squires, SI Steinshamn, BR Turris, Q Weninger
Journal article | 2006 | Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
FASSA - Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia