Person

Matt Grudnoff

Report

Participating in growth: free childcare and increased participation

This paper argues that the provision of free childcare provides the rarest of economic policy opportunities – it’s both an effective form of fiscal stimulus in the short term, and has the capacity to boost the long-term participation rate and, in turn, the long-run rate...
Briefing paper

The macroeconomic impact of the NSW public sector pay cut

The NSW government plan to cut the pay of public servants and spend more money on capital works will likely lead to a reduction of 1,100 jobs, according to this analysis by the Australia Institute.
Discussion paper

Tasmanian design principles for fiscal policy in the pandemic

The Australia Institute has released this discussion paper looking at how key economic criteria can be used to assess the effectiveness of future stimulus measures in Tasmania.
Discussion paper

Design principles for fiscal policy in a pandemic

This paper details key economic criteria to help assess the effectiveness of the future stimulus measures and structural support needed to recover from the COVID-19 economic crisis.
Report

Super expensive

Superannuation tax concessions were supposed to help Australians become less reliant on the age pension, but with the rapid increase in the concession they will soon to be more expensive than the age pension. This report argues that the cure has becoming worse than the...