Making good economic policy is never a simple matter and is never merely a function of economic understanding. But the art has been badly served, recently, by it technicians. John Kay blames the self-limiting obsessions of technical macro-economics and financial analysis. For many people, deductive reasoning is the mark of science: induction—in which the argument […]
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