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’

News


TV, Radio and Print Media

Review of the Parliamentary Budget Office’s latest medium-term budget projections

Economic Policies, News, Publications | 6th September 2018

Commentary published by The Conversation website on 6th September 2018 https://theconversation.com/morrisons-return-to-surplus-built-on-the-back-of-higher-tax-parliamentary-budget-office-102712


The Australian Government’s ‘backflip’ on raising the pension age to 70

Economic Policies, News, Publications | 5th September 2018

Commentary published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on 5th September



The Outlook: for the Economy

News, The Australian Economy | 15th August 2018

Greg Dyett | SBS World News Radio | 15th Auguest 2018 Interview with SBS World News Radio’s Greg Dyett, published on Wednesday 15th August 2018 (also including ACOSS’ Cassandra Goldie and RBA Governor Phillip Lowe)


Economist Saul Eslake looks ahead to the budget

Economic Policies, News | 26th April 2018

Kumi Taguchi | ABC-TV’s 7:30 | 26th April 2018 Saul discusses the Government’s decision to dump its proposed increase in the Medicare Levy (to fund additional spending on the National Disability Insurance Scheme) and provide for income tax cuts in the forthcoming 2018-19 federal Budget With the Government announcing its plan to scrap a proposed […]


Learning to make the most of life

Education, News, Publications | 17th April 2018

Saul Eslake | Chatter Matters | 17th April 2018 Op-ed article written for Chatter Matters, a public dialogue about communication, literacy,enablement, collaboration, and relational trust, curated by Rosalie Martin. This article was published in the Hobart Mercury newspaper on 17 th April 2018.


Labor’s policy on cash refunds for franking credits

News, Taxation | 14th March 2018

Katharine Murphy | Guardian Australia | 14th March, 2018 In mid-March 2018 the Australian Labor Party foreshadowed that, if it formed government after the next election (due in 2019) it would no longer allow ‘franking credits’ (credits which shareholders in Australian companies receive for the tax paid by companies in which they own shares, which […]


Housing Policy

Housing, News | 26th January 2018

The Strife | 25th January 2018 Podcast of an interview discussing Australian Housing Policy since the 1950s.


COMING UP

Upcoming Public Events and Appearances


Oct

11th

Panel Discussion at MaxCap Developers’ Forum

Ivy Ballroom, Sydney
6:00 pm

Dec

3rd

The 2018 Tasmania Report

Hobart:
Tasman Room, Wrest Point Hotel, Sandy Bay
7:15 am for 7:30am
Launceston:
Ballroom Room, Country Club Tasmania, Prospect Vale
12:45 pm for 1:00 pm
Ulverstone:
6:00 pm - venue to be advised

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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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