Inclusive Prosperity

Add your voice to the inequality debate By Michael Cooney

Rising inequality isn’t just being driven by economic change or even conservative public policy.  Bad corporate behaviour is making the problem worse.  To turn the problem around, we need more Read More

13 Feb 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity

Whether or not you want to continue to drift down an American path is up to you. By Linda Tirado

It's easy to think that everything is going fairly well in Australia. By most measurable ways, it is. The country's made it through a global economy that most of the Read More

05 Aug 2015 in Inclusive Prosperity

Inclusive prosperity might just be Labor’s ticket to winning the economic debate in our country By Erinn Swan

So it turns out equality might be the bullet for economic growth… Prime Minister Tony Abbott is wrong again. This time? It’s the economy! Here’s 5 things we found out about Inclusive Read More

05 Aug 2015 in Inclusive Prosperity

Inclusive Prosperity – Australia’s record and the road ahead By Michael Cooney

The Inclusive Prosperity Commission argues rising inequality is a threat to Australia’s future growth prospects. In turn, we argue that polices to limit inequality are urgently needed - while policies Read More

20 Jul 2015 in Inclusive Prosperity

The Oz fires up on Labor’s ‘retrograde’ thinkers By Michael Cooney

The Oz weighs in! Savour this top shelf rant from the Australian newspaper's editorial column, responding – though we use the word in a broad sense – to the launch Read More

04 May 2015 in Inclusive Prosperity

Tax and the art of semantic contortion By Andrew Leigh

Like the sign over the bar that reads ‘Free Beer Tomorrow’, the Liberals are always telling the vulnerable that they have to suffer today for the hope of a better Read More

27 Apr 2015 in Inclusive Prosperity

Executive director and commission co-chair Michael Cooney launch remarks to alp national policy forum By Michael Cooney

Chifley Research Centre inclusive prosperity commission The international debate about growing economic inequality has entered a fascinating new phase in 2015.  A serious policy and political assault on growing wealth concentration Read More

20 Apr 2015 in Inclusive Prosperity

Federal labor’s think tank launches inclusive prosperity commission By Michael Cooney

The Chifley Research Centre, the think tank of the Australian Labor Party, is launching a major new economic policy project exploring the threat to Australia’s future economic growth presented by Read More

21 Apr 2015 in Inclusive Prosperity

Trade on Australia’s terms By Penny Wong

From the oil price shocks and stagflation of the 1970s to the economic reforms of the 1980s, the first episode of George Megalogenis’s documentary Making Australia Great: Inside Our Longest Read More

05 Apr 2015 in Inclusive Prosperity
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