“After a distinguished career that has seen significant contributions to public policy formulation through more than three decades, Garnaut finds himself, at 64, more pivotal than ever. As he grapples with his responsibility it is worth observing he lacks one quality also missing in every other economist: infallibility” Extract from “A brilliant career, but certainly not perfect”, Chris Kenny in The AustralianRoss Garnaut is, by any measure, a great Australian who has well deserved the praise, his many distinctions…and criticism of his work.
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