New approaches to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea

Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute
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Event details


Date & time

Thursday 09 November 2017


Weston Theatre, Level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU


Professor Peter Drysdale, Professor Peter Whiteford, and Associate Professor Shiro Armstrong, Crawford School, ANU; and Dr AN Jongseok, Korean Institute of Public Finance.


Diane Paul
02 61259318

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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

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