The Nobel Prize winning economist James Tobin once said that the study of economics “offered the hope, as it still does, that improved understanding could better the lot of mankind”. One of the ways in which it does this is through the implementation of economic policy that helps to ameliorate boom-and-bust cycles, reduces unemployment, contains inflation or lifts people’s living standards in sustainable ways.
Budget 2020: A recalibration of fiscal strategyEconomic Policies, News, The Australian Economy | 7th October 2020
Interview with Alan Kohler, Talking Finance, 7th October 2020 It’s all about the federal budget this week as Alan Kohler is joined by Independent Economist, Saul Eslake who questions whether the targeting of money will boost economic activity while suggesting households should have been offered vouchers to spend in order to stimulate the economy.
Tasmanian economist Saul Eslake previews 2020 Federal BudgetEconomic Policies, News, Tasmania | 6th October 2020
Preview of 2020 Federal Budget with Tasmanian Talks‘ Aaron Stevens, 5th October 2020
The treasurer ‘made the right call’ to recalibrate Coalition’s fiscal strategyEconomic Policies, News | 4th October 2020
Pre-budget interview on Sky News Australia with Sharri Markson, 4th October 2020
My ‘Dream Budget’Economic Policies | 4th October 2020
The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age newspapers’ senior economics writer last week asked five economists their views as to what should and shouldn’t be in this week’s 2020-21 Federal Budget. Her article was published on Sunday here. As unavoidably happens in these circumstances, Jessica was only able to use a small part of each […]
Tasmania’s tax system is broken: here are three ways to fix itEconomic Policies, Publications, The Australian Economy | 15th September 2020
Saul Eslake | The Conversation | 15th September 2020
Shift economic policy from survival towards growth and rebuildingEconomic Policies, Publications | 1st September 2020
Interview published in Governance Directions, the magazine of the Governance Institute of Australia (which is the professional association in Australia for company secretaries, risk managers and other governance professionals)