Saul Eslake

First Name: Saul
Last Name: Eslake
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23 March 2017

This report warns that failure to address the ongoing deterioration in housing affordability will condemn future generations to poorer living standards and higher taxes as aged pension costs...

14 December 2016

This report combines social and economic indicators to inform a fuller appreciation of Tasmania's progress and to prompt debate about the priorities that Tasmania must set.

12 May 2016

Falling home ownership rates are bad for households and bad for the economy. Governments are starting to respond, but much more can be done.

26 September 2011

An assessment of Australia's the strengths and weaknesses of taxation system.

Adam Smith said that a good taxation system should be equitable between taxpayers, certain in...

26 September 2011

Australia's mining boom heralds an unprecedented opportunity to establish a sovereign wealth fund that can be used to help eliminate indigenous disadvantage.

Australia is...

18 August 2011

Australian workers increased their productivity far less in the past decade than in the previous one.

They are also increasingly less productive than workers in most...

7 July 2011

Saul Eslake ponders Tony Abbott's distrust of economists in Online Opinion.

Audio program
10 May 2010

Three leading economists discussed the evidence for how education quality drives economic growth.

They also reviewed the evidence that the most important policy interventions...

24 September 2009

The objective of avoiding another substantial crisis will not be well served by attempts to use the current one in order to supplant one ideology with another argues Saul Eslake.

Briefing paper
7 September 2009

This paper argues that the advice that G20 leaders have received to date fails to deal with the underlying causes of protectionism which results from decisions...