The Complete Reshaping of Australia’s Economic Debate

Wayne Swan & Richard Denniss

Wayne Swan, ALP President, in conversation with Dr. Richard Denniss, chief economist at the Australia Institute, to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is completely reshaping economic debate in Australia.

Wayne Swan is the National President of the ALP and the former Labor Member for Lilley, as well as the former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia during the Global Financial Crisis. He is the author of the book ‘The Good Fight: Six years, two prime ministers and staring down a Great Recession’.

Richard Denniss is the chief economist and former Executive Director of the Australia Institute, Richard is a prominent economist, author and public policy commentator, and a former Assoc Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU. He is the author of several books including: Econobabble, Curing Affluenza and Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next?

Part of The Australia Institute’s Economics of a Pandemic #AskAnEconomist series.


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