Brendan Coates

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20 Mar 2018

Grattan Institute researchers, Brendan Coates and Danielle Wood, outline who wins and who loses from Labor’s hotly debated tax policy.

Policy report

4 Mar 2018

Building an extra 50,000 homes a year for a decade could leave Australian house prices 5 to 20 per cent lower than they would be otherwise, and stem rising public anxiety about housing affordability, according to this Grattan Institute report.


22 Feb 2018

Flawed research has fuelled a mistaken view of the best way to assist less well-off households, write Brendan Coates and Trent Wiltshire.

Working paper

9 Feb 2018

This paper proposes two reforms which together could help close the gender gap in retirement incomes and provide a boost to the retirement incomes of Australia’s most vulnerable women.

Audio podcast

13 Jun 2017

NSW is the latest government to released a plan to tackle growing public anxiety over housing affordability. But will the plan make a difference?

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