SAUL ESLAKE

Economist

SAUL ESLAKE

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I’m an independent economist, speaker, company director
and Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Tasmania’

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    Weekly Chart Pack and Online Event


    Online Presentation

    WEEKLY CHART PACK


    Each weekend since mid-April I’ve been preparing, updating and distributing a weekly Coronavirus Impact Chart Pack to people in Australia and overseas. Running to over 100 pages it includes:

    • charts tracking the spread of Covid-19, globally and in Australia, and government responses to it;
    • the impact on the global economy and major individual economies such as China, Japan, other Asian economies, the US and Europe;
    • financial and commodities markets;
    • multiple aspects of the Australian economy, including state-level comparisons, and the policy responses of the Australian and state or territory governments, and the Reserve Bank of Australia; and
    • similar, though smaller coverage of the New Zealand economy.

    The Coronavirus Impact Chart Pack will be updated every Saturday afternoon, Australian time, for as long as it remains topical. It will be accessible to subscribers of the Premium Access package.

    If and when Covid-19 ceases to be front and centre of attention (as it is now) – whenever that might be – I will continue to prepare a Weekly Chart Pack, but with a focus on whatever replaces the virus as the issue du jour.

    ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
    13th June 2021


    CORONAVIRUS IMPACT CHART PACK 2021-06-13

    "I see a lot of chart packs in my line of work, but yours is about the best I have seen. It is amazingly comprehensive, covering far more of the world than any individual is entitled to cover, the charts are clear and easy to understand and they drill down into each topic in a very satisfying way. So well done, Saul."

    Alan Kohler, ABC finance presenter, founder of Eureka Report


    "A timely and comprehensive summary from one of Australia's best economists."

    Adam Creighton, Economics Editor for The Australian


    “I continue to find you thinking invaluable - this year to my ritual weekend reading of the economist I have happily added ‘Saul’s latest’.”

    Rufus Black, former Managing Partner of McKinsey’s, and currently Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tasmania


    “Your chart pack is amazing - and thanks for offering to add me to the mailing list, that would be great to be included. Everything you could want to know is there - and the way the data are organised and presented to tell the stories makes it so easy to follow.”

    Prof Jeff Borland, Truby Williams Professor of Economics, The University of Melbourne, Website


    “An excellent summary. Although I take a great interest in what’s happening with COVID-19 day by day In Australia and Internationally, I always find your weekly summary a very interesting review of the past week.”

    retired former Chief Executive Officer of a District Hospital Service in New South Wales


    WEEKLY CHART PACK

    EVENTS

    Saul Eslake online presentation


    “You are the best economic thinker in the country hands down”

    Sheryle Bagwell, recently retired Senior Business Correspondent (and sometime Executive Producer),
    ABC Radio National Breakfast


    "I see a lot of chart packs in my line of work, but yours is about the best I have seen. It is amazingly comprehensive, covering far more of the world than any individual is entitled to cover, the charts are clear and easy to understand and they drill down into each topic in a very satisfying way.
    So well done, Saul."

    Alan Kohler, ABC finance presenter, founder of Eureka Report


    “I continue to find you thinking invaluable - this year to my ritual weekend reading of the economist I have happily added ‘Saul’s latest’.”

    Rufus Black, former Managing Partner of McKinsey’s, and currently Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tasmania


    “Your chart pack is amazing - and thanks for offering to add me to the mailing list, that would be great to be included. Everything you could want to know is there - and the way the data are organised and presented to tell the stories makes it so easy to follow.”

    Prof Jeff Borland, Truby Williams Professor of Economics, The University of Melbourne, Website


    “An excellent summary. Although I take a great interest in what’s happening with COVID-19 day by day In Australia and Internationally, I always find your weekly summary a very interesting review of the past week.”

    retired former Chief Executive Officer of a District Hospital Service in New South Wales


    “Just want to congratulate you Saul on the unbelievably good set of slides you just presented, possibly the best I have ever seen. You have set the bar very high.”

    Dr Joe Flood, Adjunct Fellow, RMIT University, Pandemicia


    “Thank you very much for your excellent presentation for the Economic Society today. It is always a great pleasure to hear your eloquent, up-to-date and comprehensive talks.”

    Andrew Trembath, economist, Victorian and Australian Government agencies


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    WHAT'S NEW

    Most Recent Articles, Talks and Presentations


    Corona Virus Impact Chart Pack 2020-06-12

    Chart Pack | 13th June 2021

    Video & Presentation Slides: Saul’s Assessment of 2021 – 2022 Australian Federal Budget
    Australian Federal Budget, Australian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, The Australian Economy | 12th May 2021

    Failure, Success, Risk and Luck: Some Personal Reflections
    Australian Society and Politics | 10th June 2021

    How Victoria became one of Australia’s ‘poorer’ states over the past 10 years
    Publications, The Australian Economy | 4th June 2021

    Where does the ‘excess US stimulus’ show up – in higher inflation or a bigger current account deficit
    Economic Policies, The Global Economy | 3rd June 2021

    Victorians have become poorer than residents all other states and territories except one
    Economic Policies, News, The Australian Economy | 2nd June 2021

    Will the property market stay this ‘hot’?
    Economic Policies, News, The Australian Economy | 2nd June 2021

    Victoria’s economic performance over the past decade
    Economic Policies, News, Publications, The Australian Economy | 31st May 2021

    Protracted border closures are a new form of ‘protectionism’
    Economic Policies, Publications, The Australian Economy | 30th May 2021

    Mortgage stress: 230,000 Aussie households ‘risk losing their homes’
    Housing | 28th May 2021

    The Future of Work – Sydney
    Labour Market, The Australian Economy | 25th May 2021

    Australia’s border closure is ‘increasingly looking like a form of protectionism’
    Economic Policies, News | 21st May 2021

    Don’t believe what lightweights tell you about Josh Frydenberg’s spending spree
    Economic Policies, News, Publications | 19th May 2021

    Victoria doing ‘a lot of damage to its image’ of being desirable place to live
    Economic Policies, News, Taxation | 18th May 2021

    Saul on Victorian Goverment property tax proposals
    Economic Policies, News, Taxation | 18th May 2021

    Victoria is increasing ‘the worst tax’ in bid to raise $2.7 billion
    Economic Policies, News, Taxation | 18th May 2021

    Alan Kohler refers to Saul’s assessment of 2021-2022 Australian Federal Budget
    Economic Policies, News, The Australian Economy | 17th May 2021

    Budget shock: Morrison government hit over the head by a paradigm
    Economic Policies, News, The Australian Economy, Topics | 16th May 2021

    ‘No principle’ of public finance says ‘optimal level’ of government debt is zero
    Australian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, News, The Australian Economy | 13th May 2021

    Eureka Report: Australian Federal Budget 2021-2022
    Australian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, News, The Australian Economy | 13th May 2021

    VIDEO

    Recent Presentations


    The Impact of Covid-19 series

    These videos are available to audience of Saul’s presentations as soon as they are uploaded and will be available to public one month after the presentation date.

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    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

    “Saul Eslake is … a highly regarded independent economist with the highest degree of integrity"
    John Durie, Columnist, The Australian, July 2009

    “… one of the few people in this world who can have so many oranges up in the air at the same time but still manage to catch them"
    Andrew Clark, journalist, Australian Financial Review, November 2008

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