Peter Varela

Peter Varela is a Research Fellow at the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, and a PhD candidate at the ANU. His research is in applied public finance. Before commencing his research, he worked as a Research Economist at the Productivity Commission.


  • Should Indirect Tax Policy Ever be Concerned with Equity? – A Comment on the Policy Relevance of Atkinson-Stiglitz (1976), 05 Dec 2016
  • Notes from the IIPF Annual Congress, 14 Sep 2016
  • Brief: The Goods and Services Tax, 14 Sep 2016
  • Budget Forum 2016: Bracket Creep Response is Poorly Targeted, 06 May 2016
  • Brief: Tax Salience, 07 Mar 2016
  • Brief: Progressive and Regressive Taxes, 24 Feb 2016