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Wayne Swan

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia. Co-chair of the Chifley Research Centre's Inclusive Prosperity Commission

Wayne Swan is a former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia, and now co-chair of the Chifley Research Centre's Inclusive Prosperity Commission.
Inclusive Prosperity Should Be Popular, Not

Inclusive Prosperity Should Be Popular, Not Populist

While trickle-down economics insists on drawing a dichotomy between the speed of growth and the spread of growth, the idea of inclusive prosperity acknowledges the empirical evidence that countries which grow more equally will grow more strongly.
16/07/2016 6:00 AM AEST
The Tax Elephant In The

The Tax Elephant In The Room

This year's Davos theme, 'How to Shape the Fourth Industrial Revolution', is timely and points to the critical role values and ethics play in the age of digital disruption including in our capital and financial markets.
21/01/2016 5:09 AM AEDT
Australia Plus America Should Equal

Australia Plus America Should Equal Canada

Next year both the US and Australian publics will have the chance to choose if they will allow ideological prejudice to drive their economies into the ground, or whether they borrow from Canada's lead and invest in a new future.
18/11/2015 5:31 AM AEDT