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Ian McAuley

About Ian McAuley

Ian McAuley is a retired lecturer in public finance at the University of Canberra and a Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development.

Saturday’s good reading and listening for the weekend

Unfortunately Ian McAuley has broken a few bones in a bicycle accident.  Nothing this weekend, sorry, back on air next weekend.

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Saturday’s good reading and listening for the weekend

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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Saturday’s good reading and listening for the weekend

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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The path out of recession: knowns and unknowns

Recovery from the recession will be slow and painful because of uncertainties: the coronavirus is just one of them.

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Saturday’s good reading and listening for the weekend 

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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Saturday’s good reading and listening for the weekend 

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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Saturday’s good reading and listening for the weekend

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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Saturday’s good reading and listening for the weekend

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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Saturday’s good reading and listening for the weekend

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND 

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

 What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND 

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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IAN McAULEY.  Economic reflections on the lockdown

Changes in behaviour during the lockdown reveal the limitations of economic indicators.

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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IAN McAULEY. A little more coronavirus arithmetic

Here’s a little help in understanding that magic figure – the “R” value.

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND 

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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IAN McAULEY. Arithmetic supports a policy of eradicating coronavirus

The numbers behind the spread of coronavirus in Australia are promising, but we should wait some time before considering any relaxation of social distancing and other restrictions.  

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

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IAN McAULEY. We should be thankful that Morrison wasn’t our PM in 1939.

In his gauche handling of the coronavirus situation, Morrison has once again proven himself  incapable of understanding the task of leadership in a democracy.

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy

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IAN MCAULEY. The Reserve Bank’s interest rate cut – a futile gesture?

Interest rate cuts in May, July and October last year have done little to stimulate our sick economy. Why should Tuesday’s cut be any different?

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