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’

Yearly Archives: 2009


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


Labour Market Flexibility and Australia’s Experience of the Global Financial Crisis

Economic Policies, Labour Market | 15th November 2009

Paper prepared by Saul Eslake, Program Director – Productivity Growth The Grattan Institute, 15th November 2009


After the Crisis: What are the Social Policy Challenges?

Economic Policies | 5th November 2009

Address to Melbourne Institute and The Australian’s 2009 Economic and Social Outlook Conference, 5th November 2009


Inappropriately low interest rates are as dangerous as inappropriately high ones

Economic Policies, Publications | 17th September 2009

Article published in the Melbourne Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers, 17th September 2009


Anticipating Crises in Markets and Government

Economic Policies | 3rd September 2009

Introductory remarks, Plenary Session at ANZSOG Conference, 3rd September 2009


The Global Financial Crisis of 2007 – 09 : An Australian Perspective

Economic Policies | 19th August 2009

The 2009 Shann Memorial Lecture, 19th August 2009


Reflections on finishing up as Chief Economist at ANZ

Profile | 15th August 2009

ANZ head economist discusses big bank experience Ali Moore | ABC Lateline Business | 30th July 2009 ANZ’s Eslake highlights focus on China Jordan Chong | Sydney Morning Herald | 7th August 2009 Both of these interviews refer to the episode in March 2002 when the then Australian Treasurer (Finance Minister) Peter Costello rang my […]


Excerpt from Peter Hartcher ‘To the Bitter End’

Publications | 15th August 2009

Peter Hartcher | To the Bitter End | 2009


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WHAT'S NEW

Most Recent Articles, Talks and Presentations


The Tasmanian Economy
Tasmania
29th February 2024


The worst public policy decision of the 21st Century
Economic Policies, Recent Media Interview
20th February 2024


Is ‘price gouging’ a major contributor to inflation?
Recent Media Interview
19th February 2024


The massive $50bn GST revenue distribution blow out (with Andy Park)
Economic Policies, Recent Media Interview
14th February 2024


The massive $50bn GST revenue distribution blow out (with Gary Adshead)
Economic Policies, Recent Media Interview
14th February 2024


Tasmania’s senior secondary education reform
Recent Media Interview, Tasmania
13th February 2024


Distribution of GST Revenue: the Worst Public Policy Decision of the 21st Century to date.
Australian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, The Australian Economy
4th February 2024


Insights on Asian Elections 2024 mentioned in The Economist
Asian Economies
30th January 2024


Alternatives to interest rates
Economic Policies, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy
29th January 2024


Reflections on ‘Australia Day’
Australian Society and Politics
26th January 2024


‘Stage 3’ tax cuts
Economic Policies, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy
25th January 2024


The proposed changes to the “stage 3 tax cuts”
Economic Policies, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy
24th January 2024


Don’t count your chickens when it comes to an RBA rate cut
Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy
23rd January 2024


Have we passed ‘peak China’?
Asian Economies
23rd January 2024


Cost of Living and Housing Pressure
Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy
22nd January 2024


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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

“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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