New approaches to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea

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New approaches to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea
Public lecture from 9 November 2017, podcast available here.

Join us at a panel presentation and discussion about new challenges and opportunities for economic and fiscal policy in Australia and the Republic of Korea, with a focus on the Australia-Korea economic relationship and a comparative perspective from Japan. Presenters will speak about the fundamental issues of economic growth, trade and investment, inequality and social welfare, and fiscal policy challenges in future:

Professor Peter Drysdale, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU: The South Korean Economy: An Australian Perspective

Professor Peter Whiteford, ANU, brief remarks on inequality trends: Assessing Inequality in OECD Countries: Trends and Prospects

Dr AN Jongseok, Korean Institute of Public Finance: Challenges and trends in fiscal sustainability and tax in South Korea

Associate Professor Shiro Armstrong, Crawford School, ANU: A comparison: Japan’s Fiscal Policy

Facilitated discussion, Q and A

This event was supported by the Australia-Korea Foundation

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