The author has been described by News Ltd as an "iconoclast", "Svengali", a pollie's "economist muse", and "pungently accurate". Fairfax says he is a "Renaissance man" and "one of Australia’s most respected analysts." Stephen Koukoulas concludes that he is "85% right", and "would make a great Opposition leader." Terry McCrann claims the author thinks "‘nuance’ is a trendy village in the south of France", but can be "scintillating" when he thinks "clearly". The ACTU reckons he’s "an enigma wrapped in a Bloomberg terminal, wrapped in some apparently well-honed abs."

Saturday, April 9, 2011

I love a hawkish commentator...

Regular readers will know I am pretty hawkish by nature--take no prisoners with interest rates, etc. Jessica Irvine is really maturing as an economic commentator. Here is her latest column on the RBA. She gets the complex stuff just right.