The wealth of generations


by John Daley and Danielle Wood

Older Australians are capturing a rising share of wealth, while the wealth of the young has stagnated. It is time to renew Australia’s generational bargain with policies that ensure rising living standards for all ages.


10 February 2015

Regulating the peer-to-peer economy

Jim Minifie, Grattan’s Productivity Growth Program Director, hosted an exceptionally well-qualified group for brief presentations and a panel discussion on Regulating the peer-to-peer economy.


22 January 2015

Electricity sales can power renaissance for the states

In the words of the Productivity Commission, it is important that white elephants remain an endangered species.


05 March 2015

What is the future of Australian energy exports in a carbon constrained world?

For the last decade Australia’s balance of trade has been heavily reliant on coal exports. With future global demand for coal potentially softening, and the demand for renewable energy rising, what is the likely impact on Australia’s future energy exports?


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