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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.

Productivity – maybe one good aspect of the Morrison-Frydenberg budget

Low interest rates and breaks for new investment will not encourage business expansion – there’s too much uncertainty – but they may lift our productivity.

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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 ACT Election – a loss for Liberals but not really a win for Labor

The ACT election on Saturday was the 15th consecutive Australian election in which the Liberal Party has lost ground. Why has it swung so far to the right, away from its own principles?

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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 government sees itself as an agent of the private sector.

Frydenberg’s budget, based on discredited “trickle down” economics, misses an opportunity to restructure our economy, weakened by seven years of Coalition mismanagement.

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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

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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