RBA's McKibbin reappointed for five years

Australian Treasurer Peter Costello has reappointed professor Warwick McKibbin to the board of the Reserve Bank of Australia for a second five-year term beginning Monday 31 July.

McKibbin is a professor of international economics at the Australian National University in Canberra. McKibbin, 49, is also a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute in the U.S.

``Professor McKibbin has been a very effective board member over the past five years and his experience and knowledge have proven to be a gre