Author Archives: Sean Innis
Visions of the future of work, utopian and dystopian dot our popular culture. Thinkers behind these visions have often taken a Fukuyama-like plunge foreshadowing, if not the end of work, at least a radical re-working of the role work plays … Continue reading
The performance of National Cabinet has been the administrative success story of the pandemic. Cooperative and decisive action at the top of our federation has been crucial to successful management of the virus. It is clear that National Cabinet should … Continue reading
For many Australians, the relative decisiveness and efficiency of government decision-making over the past few months has been a welcome change.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world. We need to approach the future consciously and deliberately, and not let a virus drift us into a world we might regret .
SEAN INNIS. Economic thinking has driven policy making in the past, but will it in the future? Part 2
As discussed yesterday, the changing policy environment affects the role of economic thinking in policy determination. Against that background, Part 2 today discusses the key challenges that economic thinking needs to resolve to retain its policy relevance.
SEAN INNIS. Economic thinking has driven policy making in the past, but will it in the future? Part 1
This article – the first in a two-part series – discusses the changing dynamics of the Australian policy environment, and how that affects the role of economics in the determination of policies. The second part tomorrow, will discuss the nature … Continue reading