TV, Radio and Print Media
Negative Gearing and Capital Gains Tax (again)Australian Society and Politics, Housing, News, Taxation | 4th August 2021
Saul talks to National Radio News’ political reporter Amanda Copp about tax policy and housing, following the Australian Labor Party’s decision to abandon the policies it took to the past two elections (in 2016 and 2019) of abolishing ‘negative gearing’ (the long-standing provision in Australia’s tax code whereby investors in property, or other assets, can […]
The Economics of ImmigrationAustralian Society and Politics, News, The Australian Economy | 3rd August 2021
Talk to the Sydney Institute, 3rd August 2021. The margin by which Australia’s economic growth rate has exceeded the average for all ‘advanced’ economies over the past two decades is almost entirely attributable to Australia’s immigration program. But that’s not the criterion against which it should be judged. Australia’s immigration program has made a small […]
Lifting education key to boosting Tasmanian wagesEducation, News, Publications, Tasmania | 2nd August 2021
You may find this article by Sean Ford in today’s Examiner and Advocate newspapers of interest … it encapsulates what I’ve been saying on this subject now for 24 years, to no real avail – but, to paraphrase Mitch McConnell speaking (pejoratively) of Elizabeth Warren, “still I persist”. Tasmanias education outcomes need improving to boost […]
June CPI and the implications of Australia’s vaccination strategyEconomic Policies, News, Publications, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy | 29th July 2021
Saul talks to Alan Kohler about this week’s June quarter CPI result and the implications of Australia’s vaccination strategy for our economic performance.
The CommSec “State of the States” Report – TasmaniaNews, Publications, Recent Media Interview, Tasmania | 29th July 2021
Saul discusses the latest CommSec ‘State of the States’ Report with Tasmania Talks’ Mike O’Loughlin on 28th July 2021.
How is the immigration pause affecting Australia’s economy?Australian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, News, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy | 22nd July 2021
Saul Eslake talks to ABC Radio National’s Peter Martin and Gigi Foster on their “The Economists” program 22nd July 2021
Saul talks to Alan Kohler about ‘Australia’s New Protectionism’Australian Society and Politics, News, Recent Media Interview | 23rd June 2021
Saul talks to Eureka Report’s Alan Kohler about how the continued closure of Australia’s borders is hastening the decline in the unemployment rate – and what that might mean for the Reserve Bank’s “commitment” to keep interest rates at current record lows until “2024 at the earliest” Join Saul Eslake for a discussion about how […]