Will is an economist and data scientist at Grattan Institute. He joined Grattan in 2017, working for the higher education, household finances and health programs. Will runs workshops on data analysis, communication and visualisation, and is the author of a number of R packages for public policy in Australia. Will holds bachelor of Finance and Economics from RMIT and a graduate diploma in economics from the University of Melbourne.
The idea that young Australians should be able to dip into their super to help buy their first home keeps going round and round. The most recent iteration put forward by the Coalition’s Tim Wilson and a clutch of other backbenchers has the catchy slogan Home First, Super Second. Continue reading »