About John Quiggin

John Quiggin

Professor John Quiggin is a contributing author to CPD’s recent publication More Than Luck: Ideas Australia needs now. John’s chapter Surviving the next crisis examines the vulnerabilities in our financial system. John is a Federation Fellow in Economics and Political Science at the University of Queensland. He is prominent both as a research economist and as a commentator on Australian economic policy. He is the author of ‘The Risk Society: Social Democracy in an uncertain world‘ for the Centre for Policy Development. He blogs at http://www.johnquiggin.com/

Posts by John Quiggin

The risk society

CPD fellow John Quiggin examines the role of government as the ultimate risk manager. He argues that risk will be the defining concept of the 21st century, the way that globalisation was for the 1990s.