Here you can find articles or essays which I have written and which have been published elsewhere
More on the taxation treatment of property investmentHousing, Publications, Taxation | 1st February 2018
Saul Eslake | Pearls and Irritations | 1st February 2018 A short article published 1st February 2018 on ‘Pearls and Irritations’, the blog curated by former Qantas CEO and Head of the Prime Minister’s Department John Menadue, prompted by the release in January of 2018 of Treasury advice to the Australian Government about the likely […]
What to watch for in 2018Publications | 19th January 2018
Saul Eslake | Live Wire |19th January 2018 A brief summary of things that I expect to be looking at through 2018 and which might move markets. Here are ten things that I think will shape the global and Australian economies in 2018, and that expect I’ll be talking about at conferences and events over […]
Has Australia really set a ‘new world record’ for continuous economic growthPublications, The Australian Economy | 6th June 2017
Saul Eslake | The Conversation |06th June 2017 Australia hasn’t had a recession – defined as consecutive quarters of ‘negative growth’ in real GDP since the first half of 1991. Some have claimed that, with the release of first quarter GDP figures on 7th June 2017, Australia will have surpassed a ‘record’ for recession-free growth […]
Housing in the 2017-18 Budget – a missed opportunityHousing, Publications | 19th May 2017
Saul Eslake | Pearls and Irritations | 19th May 2017 As published on John Menadue’s Blog – Pearls and Irritations. John Menadue is a former head of the Departments of Immigration, Trade and Prime Minister & Cabinet, and also a former CEO of Qantas.
Home ownership and housing affordabilityHousing, Publications | 2nd May 2017
Article published on Pearls and Irritations, a blog specializing in public policy issues curated by John Menadue, former Secretary of the Departments of Prime Minister & Cabinet, Immigration & Ethnic Affairs, and Trade, Ambassador to Japan and CEO of Qantas.