SAUL ESLAKE

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SAUL ESLAKE

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Yearly Archives: 2016


The 2016 TCCI Tasmania Report

Tasmania | 14th December 2016

Report and presentation on the Tasmanian economy prepared for the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and launched at presentations in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie on 14th December 2016. The Report Presentation Slides


Five Potential Impediments to Improving Australia’s Productivity Performance

Productivity | 13th December 2016

Presentation to a conference hosted by the Productivity Commission at its offices in Canberra, 13th December 2016


‘Manufacturing fetishism’ and the gender stereotyping of jobs

News | 30th November 2016

Ben Potter and Patrick Durkin | The Australian Financial Review | 30th November 2016 Report in the Australian Financial Review of 30th November 2016 of my comments at a Melbourne Economic Forum, querying the popular notion that there is something inherently more worthy about jobs in manufacturing than other types of jobs, and arguing that […]


Financial Inclusion, Women and the Economy

Australian Society and Politics | 25th November 2016

Address to Good Shepherd Micro-Finance’s ‘Resilient Women’ Summit, 25th November 2016


The Importance of productivity as a driver of the Victorian economy

Productivity, The Australian Economy | 24th November 2016

Presentation to Members of Victoria’s Parliament, Melbourne, 25th November 2016


A Country Executive Guide to the Australian and New Zealand Economies

The Australian Economy | 15th November 2016

Webinar presentation hosted by the CEO Forum Group for executives of multi-national companies with a presence in Australia and New Zealand, on 15th November 2016


Market reaction to Donald Trump’s apparent victory in US Presidential election

The Global Economy | 9th November 2016

Saul Eslake | The Conversation | 9th November 2016 An assessment published on The Conversation, 9th November 2016. Donald Trump has emerged as the winner in the US Presidential election, but even before the result was clear the prospect came as a profound shock to financial markets. As I wrote last month, financial markets had […]


Tasmania: State of Opportunity

Tasmania | 8th November 2016

Presentation to an event for University of Tasmania Alumni in Canberra, 8th November 2016


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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

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