The OECD’s presentation of the data shows that Australians have risen 5 places (from 15 to 10) in the twenty-one member OECD’s ranking of GDP per capita between 1990 and 2002. But this is at the expense of hours worked: productivity per hour worked is unchanged in that time! Australian productivity levels are well below […]
Peter Gallagher is student of piano and photography. He was formerly a senior trade official of the Australian government. For some years after leaving government, he consulted to international organizations, governments and business groups on trade and public policy.
He teaches graduate classes at the University of Adelaide on trade research methods and the role of firms in trade and growth and tweets trade (and other) stuff from @pwgallagher