SAUL ESLAKE

Economist

SAUL ESLAKE

‘Welcome to my website …
I’m an independent economist, speaker, company director
and Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Tasmania’

Publications


Here you can find articles or essays which I have written and which have been published elsewhere

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 News, Publications, Tasmania | 27th November 2020 Interview with Triple M Hobart on ‘Choices and Consequences’ Interview with Triple M Hobart‘s Brian Carlton: The Spoonman News, Publications, Tasmania | 24th November 2020 Interview with Tasmania Talks on ‘Choices and Consequences’ Interview with Tasmania Talks‘ Aaron Stephens News, Publications, Tasmania | […]


Saul Eslake stands by Spirits of Tasmania replacement report

News, Publications, Tasmania | 27th November 2020

Follow up interview with Tasmania Talks‘ Aaron Stephens on Friday 27th November 2020 about my report on replacements for the Spirits of Tasmania ferries


Interview with Triple M-Hobart on ‘Choices and Consequences’

News, Publications, Tasmania | 24th November 2020

Interview with Triple-M Hobart‘s Brian Carlton: The Spoonman on Tuesday 24th November 2020 about my report on replacements for the Spirits of Tasmania ferries


Interview with ABC The Drum about compulsory super contribution

Economic Policies, News, Publications | 23rd November 2020

Interview with ABC the Drum ‘s Ellen Fanning on 23rd November 2020: why I changed my mind about the compulsory super contribution    


Interview with Tasmania Talks on ‘Choices and Consequences’

News, Publications, Tasmania | 23rd November 2020

Interview with Tasmania Talks‘ Aaron Stephens on Monday 23rd November 2020 about my report on replacements for the Spirits of Tasmania ferries


Interview with ABC Hobart on ‘Choices and Consequences’

News, Publications, Tasmania | 23rd November 2020

Interview with ABC Radio HOBART‘s  Morning with Leon Compton on Monday 23rd November 2020 about my report on replacements for the Spirits of Tasmania ferries New ‘local’ ferry process potentially ‘the most financially ill-advised decision by any Tasmanian government since 1983’: Saul Eslake on decision to scrap plans for replacement Spirit of Tasmania ferries


The Australian’s take on ‘Choices and Consequences’

News, Publications, Tasmania | 22nd November 2020

Article by John Durie in The Australian on Sunday 22nd November 2020 about my report on replacements for the Spirits of Tasmania ferries


Article in the Launceston Examiner on ‘Choices and Consequences’

News, Publications, Tasmania | 22nd November 2020

Article by Sandy Powell in The Launceston Examiner on Sunday 22nd November 2020 about my report on replacements for the Spirits of Tasmania ferries  


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WHAT'S NEW

Most Recent Articles, Talks and Presentations


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Tasmania
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The massive $50bn GST revenue distribution blow out (with Gary Adshead)
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Tasmania’s senior secondary education reform
Recent Media Interview, Tasmania
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Distribution of GST Revenue: the Worst Public Policy Decision of the 21st Century to date.
Australian Society and Politics, Economic Policies, The Australian Economy
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Insights on Asian Elections 2024 mentioned in The Economist
Asian Economies
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Alternatives to interest rates
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Reflections on ‘Australia Day’
Australian Society and Politics
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‘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
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Have we passed ‘peak China’?
Asian Economies
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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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