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’

Australian Society and Politics


You can’t think (or write, or speak) about an economy without also having a sense of the broader social and economic framework in which it operates. I try very hard to avoid partisan political commentary, but I do sometimes feel moved to write or talk about social or political developments.

The ‘Asian Century’ – Implications for Australia and for Melbourne

Australian Society and Politics, The Australian Economy | 26th October 2012

Address to the Metro Planning Strategy Joint Industry Symposium, Melbourne, 26th October 2012


Distribution Matters

Australian Society and Politics | 29th October 2011

Article published in the Melbourne Age, and in the online edition of the Sydney Morning Herald, 29th October 2011


There’s more to life – and sport – than Olympic Gold medals

Australian Society and Politics, Publications | 26th November 2009

Article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers, 26th November 2009


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


Three Seemingly Unrelated Propositions Concerning Australia’s Identity and Economic Performance

Australian Society and Politics | 6th September 2005

An address to The Royal Society of Tasmania, 6th September 2005


On the importance which Australians attach to sport

Australian Society and Politics, Publications | 18th March 2001

In March 2001, I gave a talk to the Melbourne Media Club in which, as a final observation after talking at some length about a range of topical economic issues, and having been enjoined by the hosts to be ‘provocative’, I drew a link between the record low to which the Australian dollar was then […]


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2019

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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”
Anthony Starkins, Executive Director, First Samuel Ltd, August 2016


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