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’

Publications


Here you can find articles or essays which I have written and which have been published elsewhere

Reflections on climate change, and the quality of Australian economists

Economics and Economists, Publications | 6th July 2011

Op-ed article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers on 6th July 2011


Europeans and Americans don’t run the world economy any more, and shouldn’t automatically run the IMF

Publications, The Global Economy | 24th May 2011

Op-ed article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers, 24th May 2011


The case against negative gearing …

Publications, Taxation | 25th April 2011

Op-ed article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers, 25th April 2011


A tax system that penalizes working & saving, and rewards borrowing & speculating

Publications, Taxation | 30th March 2011

Op-ed article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers, 30th March 2011


Billions of dollars wasted on First Home Owner grants

Housing, Publications | 16th March 2011

Op-ed article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers, 16th March 2011


Yes, we could have bananas … 

Economic Policies, Publications | 14th February 2011

Op-ed article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers on 14th February 2011


Debate about banks’ lending rates misses the point

Economic Policies, Publications | 3rd November 2010

Article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers, 3rd November 2010


What If – Governments Stopped Subsidizing Home Buyers

Housing, Publications | 30th June 2010

Chapter published in “What If?” , edited by Peta Seaton, 2010


COMING UP

Upcoming Public Events and Appearances


2019

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SPEAKING

Excerpts from some recent presentations


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“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”
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