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Yearly Archives: 2020

Success in containing virus crucial to economic recovery

Publications | 19th December 2020

Article published in the London Financial Times 17th December 2020

Interview with Aaron Stevens about the 2020 Tasmania Report

News, Tasmania | 14th December 2020

Interview with Tasmania Talks‘ Aaron Stephens on Monday 14th December 2020 about the 2020 Tasmania Report

Coronavirus Impact Chart Pack 2020-12-12

Chart Pack | 12th December 2020

Saul Eslake’s 143 pages weekly Coronavirus Impact Chart Pack: – 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...

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The 2020 Tasmania Report

Tasmania | 10th December 2020

A review of Tasmania’s experience of Covid-19 and the ensuing recession, and prospects for recovery – prepared for the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Full Report The Presentation Slides


Speaking Engagement | Boardroom Advisory | Commissioned Report | Expert Witness

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

“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 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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