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Warwick Smith

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Warwick Smith is Senior Economist at Per Capita. He has previously worked as a research economist, consultant and freelance writer. His particular areas of expertise include the economics of ageing populations, environmental, gender and taxation economics and the history and philosophy of economics.

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Research report

26 Mar 2018

This research, commissioned by Anglicare Australia, shows that each year, a staggering $68 billion in taxpayer dollars, greater than the cost of Newstart, disability support, or any other benefit, is spent keeping the wealthiest Australian households wealthy.

Report

20 Jul 2017

This new research shows that women’s average superannuation balances at retirement are less than half of men’s.

Policy report

18 Jul 2017

A new advocacy for older workers that doesn't rely on age-based stereotypes and focuses on more than age discrimination.

Survey

Public attitudes towards taxation and public expenditure
12 Jun 2017

This survey provides a snapshot of the Australian public’s attitudes towards taxation and public expenditure, and a long-term view of trends in public sensibility towards our tax and transfer system.

Policy report

12 Dec 2016

A review of the Regional Development Australia program recommends that the program cease operation and be replaced by a new Australian Regional Business Advisory Board, a network of Directors of Regional Development, a Regional Collaboration Fund and a Regional Investment Commissioner.

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