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Inclusive Economic Growth 10 Years after the GFC

Summary

Ten years after the Global Financial Crisis, with inequality entrenched, trickle-down economics is in search of a replacement.

Start Date

21st Aug 2017 6:30pm

End Date

21st Aug 2017 7:30pm

Venue

Dechaineux Theatre, Tasmanian College of the Arts, Hunter Street, Hobart

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During the Global Financial Crisis, our banks wobbled, the economy stalled, unemployment rose and... the Government acted. Ten years on, with inequality entrenched, trickle-down economics is in search of a replacement.

Speakers:

Rt. Hon. Ed Balls PC
Ed Balls is a Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, and former UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (2011-15), UK Minister for Financial Services (2006-07), and Chief Economic Advisor to the UK Treasury (1997-2004)

Saul Eslake
Saul Eslake is one of Australia’s most respected and renowned economic commentators. Having worked as an economist in the Australian financial markets for over 25 years his comments and economic findings have been known to cause a stir in the media.


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