Area Level Socioecononomic Outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2016

Why measure socioeconomic outcomes? Although a person or family’s socioeconomic status does not define them or their contribution to society, there are many good reasons… Read More ›

Happy Holidays from Austaxpolicy

2017 has been a big year for Austaxpolicy. We have published 80 great blog posts from 74 authors (and this is the 81st)! In 2017,… Read More ›

Australia-Korea Tax and Welfare Workshop: South Korea at the Strategic Heart of Australia’s Northeast Asian Economic Interests

The geopolitical risks surrounding South Korea are now on everybody’s mind. But in the past two decades they’ve had remarkably little impact on the performance of the… Read More ›

New Approaches to Tax and Welfare in Australia and Korea

Australia and South Korea share a surprising number of things in common, in spite of their differences, and this includes challenges and new approaches to… Read More ›

The ‘Inequality Wars’: CEO Pay Is One Part of Complex Picture Post-GFC

Over the past year, there has been considerable disagreement about whether inequality has been rising or falling in Australia. There has also been debate about… Read More ›

Analyzing Rhetoric in the Budget Process: Context and Impact

It may come as little surprise to longstanding observers of the budget process that the exercise is rife with political rhetoric. Seasoned platitudes include “living… Read More ›

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