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16 December 2010

Market best to reduce carbon

Australia continues to debate the best response to carbon dioxide emissions. Should we put a price on emissions or should government pay for specific actions? If we do price emissions, should this be a tax, a trading scheme or a hybrid? Whatever the response, few doubt that this would be a historic reform.

15 December 2010

Let the markets lead the way

13 December 2010

Australian business economists’ annual forecasting conference

Saul Eslake spoke at the Australian Business Economists’ annual Forecasting Conference in Sydney on Wednesday 8 December. His presentation looked at why productivity matters in the current Australian context and what could be done to improve Australia’s productivity performance.

10 December 2010

Summer reading list for the Prime Minister

As well as time to spend with family and friends, summer holidays are great for reflecting upon the year past, considering the year to come – and reading. Grattan has put together a selection of books we think the Prime Minister might find stimulating over the break.

6 December 2010

Betting on nuclear power

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