What does a good economic recovery package look like?
The Prime Minister has said the economic recovery won’t be ‘business as usual’ but so far the corporate sector's wish list is indistinguishable from 'business as usual'. But how can we judge whether or not a proposal like company tax cuts stacks up? How do we know if it will have a better or worse outcome than boosting funding for TAFE or aged care?
This week we talk to the Australia Institute's senior economist Matt Grudnoff about how the Institute developed a benchmark set of criteria that any stimulus policy can be measured against. Recorded on April 28th 2020.
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Host: Ebony Bennett, deputy director of the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Guests: Matt Grudnoff, senior economist of the Australia Institute // @MattGrudnoff
Producer: Jennifer Macey with help from Lucy LuoTheme music is by Jonathan McFeat from Pulse and Thrum