Tag Archives: industry

Why the world needs economists – latest podcast episode

In my latest podcast episode, I explore what economists do and why the world needs them. I talk about the important roles that economists play in advising on government budget and economic policies and on the feasibility of specific projects, … Continue reading

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Gender pay gap recap – latest podcast episode

Andrew Leigh MP’s Inequality Bites video Underpaid & Over It prompted me to have another look at the gender pay gap in my latest Economics Explained podcast episode. Resources mentioned in the episode include: Blau and Kahn JEL article on … Continue reading

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Upcoming event on drivers of Qld economy – presentation by James Keating from QCA

The French-Australian Chamber of Commerce has organised an interesting event for Wednesday evening, 1 April in Brisbane CBD, featuring a presentation by James Keating from the Queensland Competition Authority: Which industries are currently driving the Queensland economy? I’m very interested … Continue reading

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