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ESA (ACT) YE Event: 'The Limits of Fiscal Policy' with Professor Tony Makin - ONLINE ONLY


From: Wednesday June 17, 2020, 12:00 pm

To: Wednesday June 17, 2020, 1:00 pm

ESA (ACT) Young Economists webinar event

The Limits of Fiscal Policy' with Professor Tony Makin

After years of Australian monetary policy struggling to achieve the central bank's inflation target, Government responses to the current global economic crisis have brought debates over fiscal policy to a head. Yet some economists have cautioned against the apparent trend towards greater reliance on fiscal activism.

Join Griffith University author and Professor of Economics Tony Makin for a discussion on his prescient 2018 publication The Limits of Fiscal Policy, and why it matters in the COVID and post-COVID era.

Event Details:

Date:          Wednesday 17 June 2020
Time:         12.00noon - 1.00pm AEST
Location:   ZOOM - the zoom link will be sent to you on registration   
Cost:          Free - Members and Non-Members are welcome
Register:    ASAP! 

Speaker details: 


Tony Makin is Professor of Economics at Griffith University, and has previously served as an International Consultant Economist with the IMF Institute based in Singapore and as an economist in the federal departments of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Trade, The Treasury and Prime Minister and Cabinet. He has a PhD from the Australian National University, has previously taught at the University of Queensland and has published widely on Australian and international macroeconomic policy issues, many with an Asia-Pacific focus.

He is the author of numerous books including The Limits of Fiscal Policy, International Moneyand Finance, Global Imbalances, Exchange Rates and Stabilization Policy and Global Finance and the Macroeconomy and over 120 published journal articles and book chapters, including in The World Economy, Journal of International Money and Finance, Economic Modelling, International Review of Economics and Finance, Applied Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, The Economic Record, New Zealand Economic Papers, Singapore Economic Review, Economic Papers and Agenda, as well as in numerous Asia oriented journals, including Asian Survey, China and World Economy and Journal of Asian Economics.



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