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."

Monday, August 8, 2011

McKibbin canvasses US and Europe 'inflating' their way out of debt crisis

From Dow Jones:

""Historically you either write off the debt, you either renegotiate the debt, or you have inflation. There are not too many other options if you are not going to have a massive fiscal consolidation," he said."