26 September 2017

Are we facing a low growth future? – Part 1

One of the big policy debates in Australia and around the world right now is whether economic growth will be slower in the future than in the past. In part 1 of this two-episode series, with the help of Australian Perspectives Fellow Brendan Coates and Productivity Growth Director Jim Minifie, we take a deep dive into the evidence that economic growth may be slower in the future and what might explain it. Stay tuned for part 2 where we will discuss what policymakers could do in response.

17 August 2017

Post Trump, Post Brexit, Post Policy: the Rise of Populism – Brisbane

Event podcast: Established political parties are struggling across the developed world, while “outsider parties” rise. In this State of Affairs event, Grattan CEO John Daley presented detailed Grattan analysis about the real shifts in Australia’s economy, culture and institutions, and which of them are plausibly linked to shifts in voting.

2 August 2017

Regional patterns of Australia’s economy and population

A conversation with Australian Perspectives Fellow, Danielle Wood. The popular idea that the economic divide between Australia’s cities and regions is getting bigger is a misconception. Beneath the oft-told ‘tale of two Australias’ is a more nuanced story.

11 April 2017

Stagnation nation? Australian investment in a low-growth world – Melbourne

Event Podcast: Australia risks descent into economic stagnation as the mining investment boom fades. In this policy pitch event three experienced policy analysts discussed the state of the economy and how policy can reignite investment.

3 April 2017

A dearth of diversity: Australia’s women problem

An interview podcast with Australian Perspectives Fellow, Danielle Wood on the causes of the shortage of women in leadership and influence roles in Australia and what can be done to address it.

30 March 2017

How is technology reshaping the economy?

Event podcast: In the first of Grattan Institute’s 2017 State of Affairs events, Productivity Growth Director Jim Minifie was joined on a panel by Joanna Batstone, Dr Charles Day and Martie-Louise Verreynne to explore technology and the economy.