SAUL ESLAKE

Economist

SAUL ESLAKE

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

Asian Economies


Asia accounts for 52% of the world’s population and (as of 2016) 39% of the world’s GDP. By the end of the decade Asia will account for 42% of the world’s GDP. Asia takes almost three-quarters of Australia’s exports of goods and services and supplies more than half of Australia’s imports. You simply can’t understand Australia’s long-term economic prospects without a good understanding of what’s happening in the major Asian economies.

Outlook for Asian economies

Asian Economies | 1st July 2009

Presentation to the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists (ICCBE) in Munich, Germany, 1st July 2009


China and the New Economic Order

Asian Economies | 17th June 2009

Festival of Ideas, Melbourne, 17th June 2009


Outlook for Asian economies

Asian Economies | 4th July 2007

Presentation to the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists (ICCBE) in Madrid, Spain, 4th  July 2007


Patterns in Investment Flows

Asian Economies | 12th December 2006

Talk to a conference organized by the Australian APEC Study Centre at Monash University, 12th December 2006


China and India in the World Economy

Asian Economies | 7th July 2005

Paper presented to the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists, 7th July 2005


Progress in Korean Economic Reform

Asian Economies | 1st May 2000

Address to a Korea-Australia Economic and Business Seminar Sponsored by Asialink and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Melbourne, 1st May 2000


Japan’s Economic Challenge and the Implications for Australia

Asian Economies | 11th August 1998

Address to the Queensland-Japan Chamber of Commerce, Brisbane, 11th August 1998


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