Australia faces some big challenges: sluggish productivity growth, a growing budget problem as our population ages, and a difficult transition to a net-zero economy. A better skilled-migration program can help address each of these.
Economic Policy Program Director
Brendan Coates is the Economic Policy Program Director at Grattan Institute, where he leads Grattan’s work on tax and transfer system reform, retirement incomes and superannuation, housing, macroeconomics, and migration.
Migration and Labour Markets Deputy Program Director
Trent Wiltshire is the Deputy Director, Migration and Labour Markets, in Grattan Institute’s Economic Policy Program. He previously worked at the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, as Domain Group’s economist, and at the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Tyler is an associate at the Grattan Institute. Previously, she worked as a data analyst in the Central Analytics Hub at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet on topics including the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and Australia’s reopening.
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