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2015 Budget Event: Fiscal Constraint and the Wealth of Generations


From: Wednesday May 13, 2015, 6:00 pm

To: Wednesday May 13, 2015, 7:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (ACT) and the ACT Young Economists’ Network, with the assistance of the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, the ANU Research School of Economics, and SGS Economics and Planning, present: Fiscal Constraint and the Wealth of Generations The 2015 Budget and the Intergenerational Report John Daley (Grattan Institute) & Miranda Stewart (Tax and Transfer Policy Institute) Wednesday 13 May 2015 6:00pm for 6:30pm – 7:30pm Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 1, Australian National University The Government’s second budget comes just weeks after an Intergenerational Report that exhorted Australians to ‘make choices today to build a strong and resilient economy and lay the foundation for future prosperity’. But to what extent will the budget measures be up to the standards set by the Intergenerational Report? How far will the budget go in meeting the challenges of declining productivity, an ageing population and a constrained fiscal position? Join us on the night after budget as John Daley and Miranda Stewart consider the question: ‘what does the 2015 Budget mean for 2045?’   John Daley is CEO of the Grattan Institute. He is one of Australia’s leading public policy thinkers, with 20 years’ experience in the public, private and university sectors. He has worked for ANZ and McKinsey in a career that also includes expertise in law, finance, education, and workers compensation. He authored the Grattan Institute’s recent report on inter-generational equity, entitled ‘The Wealth of Generations’. Miranda Stewart is Director of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School of Public Policy, the ANU. She is also a Professor at Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. Miranda was a consultant to the Henry Tax Review on housing and has authored many articles in national and international academic journals. She is currently researching tax in a global economy and institutions of tax reform. Register at eventbrite Download flyer: 2015 Budget Event - Final version Membership details will be available. Come and meet fellow members and find out how you can be a part of the Economics Society of Australia and the Young Economists’ Network in Canberra. Canapés and drinks will be provided    


Hedley Bull Centre LT 1

Building 130, Cnr Garran Road and Liversidge Street, Acton

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