Grattan Institute appoints leading economist to key post

by John Daley

Grattan Institute’s CEO has announced the appointment of Jim Minifie, Chief Economist of the Boston Consulting Group in Australia and New Zealand, as the new director of Grattan’s Productivity Growth Program.

Jim Minifie, a highly gifted economist, thinker and writer who has worked at BCG since 1999, joins Grattan Institute following Saul Eslake’s move to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch.