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."

Thursday, December 30, 2010

So what *would* happen if the Chinese economy imploded?

A terrific survey of some of the world's top economic experts respond to this question here (HT: Stephen Kirchner). A must read for anyone interested in the probabilities surrounding the Aussie economy, and those nations with close ties to the Middle Kingdom. Mahalo, I am about to jump on a plane to Hawaii...