Hand picked selection of economics content from around the web. This week: Austerity is supposed to reduce debt and stabilise recessions – but has it worked? Also why Australia’s macro policies have been successful, and the case for legalising prostitution. ESSA, 14 October 2012 Around the world Japan and South
By Stephen Koukoulas A terrific panel of economists sparked a terrific discussion on immigration, the multi-speed economy and a host of other economic and policy matters.A bright and colourful crowd ensured a hearty discussion with a range of views and questions that could have continued well into the evening.
The word is in from the students – ESSA’s inaugural Q&A was a resounding success. Featuring some of the University’s most famed economists (Max Corden and Neville Norman) and some of the nation’s leading economic commentators (George Megalogenis, Stephen Koukoulas, Stephen Long and James Paterson), it was
Watch it all here! Amid quips of whinging farmers, painful two-speed bicycle analogies and “slavery” at the IPA, the panel, consisting of James Paterson, W. Max Corden, George Megalogenis, Neville Norman, Stephen Koukoulas and moderator Stephen Long, gave the ESSA Q&A audience quite a few insights into the immigration
Here is the audio recording from ESSA’s inaugural Q&A event! The event was held at Old Arts Public Lecture Theatre on 16th August, 2012, with nearly 300 audience members enjoying a fantastic discussion on immigration and Australia’s two speed economy. The panel included: * George Megalogenis, respected economics