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John Baron, Miriam and John Hewson on The Drum, 14 May 2013

ABC The Drum budget special | 14 May 2013

Miriam Lyons, panellist… CPD’s Executive Director Miriam joined former Liberal leader Dr John Hewson and economic commentators to discuss what has been touted as Wayne Swan’s final budget. The Treasurer Wayne Swan has delivered...

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Economics Q&A | Sydney, 6 May

The Economic Society of Australia in conjunction with the School of Economics at the University of Sydney… The event will be in the style of the ABC’s Q&A television program – but with economics-related...

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False economies, Part 1: Decoding efficiency | LANDMARK REPORT | February 2013

Translating the jargon on public sector efficiency CPD’s public service Research Director Christopher Stone contends that if we don’t want services to run down, we need to consider results as well as resources when...

Pavan Sukhdev speaks and gestures

Pavan Sukhdev | ABC Big Ideas, March 2013

International economist delivers passionate plea for corporate responsibility Former international banker and ‘green economist’ Pavan Sukhdev was CPD’s guest in Sydney in late 2012, to deliver a seminar on his latest book, Corporation 2020,...

Julia Slay

Beyond the Big Society: lessons from the UK | 3 April 2013 | CANCELLED

New Economics Foundation senior researcher Julia Slay: a UK perspective on ‘efficient’ service delivery under a conservative government SADLY, THIS EVENT HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED Hosted by Institute of Public Administration (IPAA) Date: 3rd April...

Fiona Katauskas cartoon: "do I have any volunteers?"

Whatever happened to the Big Society? | OCCASIONAL PAPER | February 2015

Update and epilogue to the 2012 CPD report, Big Society and Australia Whatever happened to the Big Society? | CPD OP25 | C Elliott | Feb 2013 CPD Researcher Cameron Elliot has produced a...

Abbott’s figures don’t add up | New Matilda, 4 Feb 2013

Is it possible to cut company tax, cut the carbon tax, pay out for defence and ‘direct action’ on climate change—and still balance the budget? CPD fellow Ian McAuley analyses the pitfalls of Abbott’s...

Pavan Sukhdev, standing in front of CPD banner

Revise ‘failed’ mining tax, former banker says | Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Nov

Peter Hannam interviews Pavan Sukhdev for SMH Business Day Pavan Sukhdev, leading strategist on sustainable economic practice, argues that resource taxation and corporate accountability reform is the future of a sustainable Australian economy. Pavan explains...

Ian McAuley

Liberal Party economic policy | New Matilda, 3 Dec 2012

The economic policy Abbott can’t grasp CPD Fellow ponders what credible policies might look like for the Liberal Party Eliminating the carbon tax, (Abbott) claims, will save the budget $4 billion and eliminating the...

Ross Gittins, SMH

Food boom with a twist turns screws on farmers | Ross Gittins | Sydney Morning Herald, 7 Nov

SMH Economics Editor questions Asian Century White Paper optimism in light of CPD’s Farming Smarter… and other sources warning of environmental hazards Gittins surveys the Asian landscape and finds that rising Asian populations and...