John Quiggin

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Name: John Quiggin
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Here's what you need to know today: April 23

GOOD morning everyone. Here's what you need to know in Gladstone today. Gladstone is in for a cloudy day with scattered showers, more isolated in the south. There's the chance of thunderstorms in the north from early this afternoon.Winds will be easterly ... [Published Gladstone Observer - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Macroeconomics and aliens

Over a few weeks, I’ve been reading Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A non-technical view by Kartik Athreya, an economist at the Richmond Fed. I’ve found it very interesting and illuminating, but what it has illuminated has tended to confirm my scepticism ... [Published Total Investor - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Qld asset sales 'don't stack up': economist

Economist John Quiggin says the Queensland government needs to present a “coherent” case for why asset sales are needed as its case “doesn't stack up”.Professor Quiggin, a laureate fellow at the University of Queensland who has long made his position ... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Feedback identifies rail asset

THE sale of the Mount Isa Rail line has been identified on a new interactive website where Queenslanders have the opportunity to give feedback on how to wipe up to $30 billion of the state's debt. THE sale of the Mount Isa Rail line has been identified ... [Published The North West Star - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Qld Premier is happy to talk but no debate with expert

TREASURER Tim Nicholls may be willing to tour the state to discuss the government's plan to offload assets, but debating a Brisbane economist appears a step too far.After making some mischievous comments on Twitter about the campaign, Professor John Quiggin ... [Published Whitsunday Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cut services, sell assets or raise taxes

Treasurer Tim Nicholls holds his first community forum on asset sales at Mt Gravatt Community Hall. Picture: Liam Kidston Source: News Corp AustraliaAS THE Queensland Government continues the conversation with Queenslanders about the choices we face ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

CITY BEAT: Bowled over

Queensland and Australian cricket great turned bizzoid Michael Kasprowicz. Source: SuppliedWE know from their Kiwi visit that William and Kate can play a fair pull shot, but can they bowl a decent line and length?Queensland and Australian cricket great ... [Published Cairns Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Commission of Audit report yet to be seen by Treasury: top official

A top Treasury official has admitted that no one he knows has seen a copy of the Abbott government’s Commission of Audit report yet, despite Coalition promises it will be released before the May 13 budget, which is less than a month away.It comes as leading ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Rinehart Lobbies For NT Tax Break

Last month Gina Rinehart authored an article savaging welfare claimants and scorning "the political left" for supporting welfare spending. Just a fortnight later the same woman accepted a $764 million loan from American taxpayers to finance her Roy Hill ... [Published New Matilda - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Asset sales anything but private

LNP backbenchers won't see the full Costello report proposing asset sales until after Easter but unions are vowing a multi-million-dollar battle against itPRIVATISATION of public assets, no matter how the rationale is couched, is always a fraught topic. ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

'Inequality is Caused by Ideology, not Technology'

John Quiggin: Inequality is caused by ideology, not technology, by  John Quiggin : I’ve just had an article published at New Left Project, under the title Don’t Blame the Internet for Rising Inequality . Much of it will be familiar, but I want to ... [Published Economist's View - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mixed response to asset sales deal

THE Abbott government is using public money to bribe states into selling off assets and forgoing millions of dollars in potential dividends, an economist says.All states have agreed to a federal government deal to sell public assets and direct profits ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Mar 28 2014]

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Macroeconomics and aliens [Published Total Investor - Apr 23 2014]
Here's what you need to know today: April 23 [Published Gladstone Observer - Apr 22 2014]
Qld asset sales 'don't stack up': economist [Published Canberra Times - Apr 22 2014]
Feedback identifies rail asset [Published The North West Star - Apr 22 2014]
Qld Premier is happy to talk but no debate with... [Published Whitsunday Times - Apr 22 2014]
$28 b 'hole' in Qld asset sale plan: Labor [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 22 2014]
'Strong Choices' website rated a success and 'f... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 22 2014]
Cut services, sell assets or raise taxes [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 16 2014]
CITY BEAT: Bowled over [Published Cairns Post - Apr 15 2014]
Commission of Audit report yet to be seen by Tr... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Rinehart Lobbies For NT Tax Break [Published New Matilda - Apr 14 2014]
Dear Lord, From ‘The Experts’ Save Us [Published Quadrant Online - Apr 14 2014]
Asset sales anything but private [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 11 2014]
Abbott’s blind to climate reality [Published Tasmania Mercury - Apr 08 2014]
10 MidWeek PM Reads [Published The Big Picture Blog - Apr 02 2014]
'Inequality is Caused by Ideology, not Technology' [Published Economist's View - Apr 02 2014]
Mixed response to asset sales deal [Published Townsville Bulletin - Mar 28 2014]
Valley's privatisation a 'failed' experiment [Published Latrobe Valley Express - Mar 20 2014]
Electricity privatisation 'a dismal failure': u... [Published Green Left Weekly - Mar 18 2014]
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, February 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 24 2014]
Electricity privatisation 'a failure' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 20 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Fe... [Published Brad DeLong - Feb 10 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Fe... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Feb 10 2014]
Speaking as an Old New Keynesian … [Published mainly macro - Feb 09 2014]
Former IMF Chief Economist, Now India’s Central... [Published naked capitalism - Jan 31 2014]
Tuesday Around the Internet: Robert Waldmann on... [Published Brad DeLong - Jan 28 2014]
Tuesday Around the Internet: Robert Waldmann on... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jan 28 2014]
What will happen to global warming when we get ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 23 2014]
CSIRO scientists say warmer world wager with Ma... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jan 17 2014]
Murray-Darling basin: this gratuitous decision ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 15 2013]
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10 MidWeek PM Reads [Published The Big Picture Blog - Apr 02 2014]
My afternoon train reading: • A Pivotal Financial Crisis Case, Ending With a Whimper ( DealBook ) • What Michael Lewis Gets Wrong About High-Frequency Trading ( Businessweek ) and also 60 Minutes Sanitizes Its Report on High Frequency Trading ( Wall ...
'Inequality is Caused by Ideology, not Technology' [Published Economist's View - Apr 02 2014]
John Quiggin: Inequality is caused by ideology, not technology, by  John Quiggin : I’ve just had an article published at New Left Project, under the title Don’t Blame the Internet for Rising Inequality . Much of it will be familiar, but I want to ...
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, February 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 24 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Information Overload is Pattern RecognitionFebruary 23, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , G20 ...
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Fe... [Published Brad DeLong - Feb 10 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Afternoon Must-Read: CBO: Frequently Asked Questions About CBO’s Estimates of the Labor Market Effects of the Affordable Care Act Morning Must-Read: John Quiggin on Kartik Athreya’s “Macroeconomics Made ...
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Fe... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Feb 10 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Afternoon Must-Read: CBO: Frequently Asked Questions About CBO’s Estimates of the Labor Market Effects of the Affordable Care Act Morning Must-Read: John Quiggin on Kartik Athreya’s “Macroeconomics Made ...
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