SAUL ESLAKE

Economist

SAUL ESLAKE

Economist

‘Welcome to my website …
I’m an independent economist, speaker, company director
and Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Tasmania’

Yearly Archives: 2008


The difference between a recession and a depression

The Global Economy | 23rd November 2008

An essay which began as an answer to a question put to me by my then boss, “what’s the difference between a recession and a depression”, during the darkest period of the Global Financial Crisis, and which was subsequently picked up by The Economist.


Why Tasmania should have its own AFL team

Publications, Tasmania | 11th October 2008

Op-ed article published in the Launceston Examiner newspaper, 11th October 2008


New Fiscal Possibilities

Australian Society and Politics | 12th September 2008

Talk to the Australia & New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) Annual Conference 2008 – ‘Making Federalism Work’), 12th September 2008


Reserve Bank independence and all that

Economic Policies | 30th June 2008

Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics’ Inquiry into the Reserve Bank Amendment (Enhanced Independence) Bill 2008


Education, Innovation and Australia’s Economic Future

Education | 14th April 2008

Talk to the Australian College of Educators 2008 National Conference, Hobart, 14th April 2008


COMING UP

Upcoming Public Events and Appearances


2019

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SPEAKING

Excerpts from some recent presentations


TESTIMONIALS

What Others Say


“You are one of the best at what you do in the world”
Gail Fosler, Chief Economist, The Conference Board, New York, December 2002

“I have never known an economist to have such a knowledge of world economic facts and to be able to bring to bear so much information in answering a question without notice”
Charles Goode, Chairman, ANZ Bank, July 2009

“An outstanding presentation that was lucid, logical and blended hard facts with humour. And Saul comfortably communicated to meet the wide range of ages, occupations and knowledge of our guests”
Anthony Starkins, Executive Director, First Samuel Ltd, August 2016


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