John Freebairn

John Freebairn holds the Ritchie Chair in economics at the University of Melbourne and has degrees from the University of New England and the University of California, Davis. John is an applied microeconomist and economic policy analyst with current interests in taxation reform and environmental economics.

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  • The Undesirable Vertical and Horizontal Inequity Effects of Stamp Duty, 06 Sep 2021
  • [Budget Forum 2020] Training Subsidies and Market Failures, 21 Oct 2020
  • [Budget Forum 2020] Asymmetric Taxation of Business Income and Losses, 14 Oct 2020
  • Reforming State Property Taxes, 15 Jul 2020
  • Profit Shifting: Problems and Some Policy Options, 02 Sep 2019
  • Company Income Tax: Let’s Not Forget Why Context Matters, 26 Jul 2018
  • Budget Forum 2017: Who Will Wear the Bank Levy?, 18 May 2017
  • Who Benefits from a Lower Corporate Income Tax Rate?, 21 Sep 2016
  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Budget, 03 Jun 2016
  • Royalties or Resource Rent Taxes?, 10 Dec 2015