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I’m an independent economist, speaker, company director
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Media coverage of my report on replacements for the Spirits of Tasmania ferries

Australian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, News, Publications, Tasmania | 27th November 2020

Saul Eslake stands by Spirits of Tasmania replacement report
Follow up interview with Tasmania Talks‘ Aaron Stephens
NewsPublicationsTasmania | 27th November 2020

Interview with Triple M Hobart on ‘Choices and Consequences’
Interview with Triple M Hobart‘s Brian Carlton: The Spoonman
NewsPublicationsTasmania | 24th November 2020

Interview with Tasmania Talks on ‘Choices and Consequences’
Interview with Tasmania Talks‘ Aaron Stephens
NewsPublicationsTasmania | 23rd November 2020

Interview with ABC Hobart on ‘Choices and Consequences’
Interview with ABC Radio HOBART‘s  Morning with Leon Compton
NewsPublicationsTasmania | 23rd November 2020

The Australian’s take on ‘Choices and Consequences’
Article by John Durie in The Australian
NewsPublicationsTasmania | 22nd November 2020

Article in the Launceston Examiner on ‘Choices and Consequences’
Article by Sandy Powell in The Launceston Examiner
NewsPublicationsTasmania | 22nd November 2020

The Hobart Mercury’s take on ‘Choices and Consequences’
Article by David Killick and Blair Richards in the Hobart Mercury
NewsPublicationsTasmania | 22nd November 2020


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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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