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."

Friday, October 7, 2011

Looking fwd to this: "The Platypus Moment: Rents, Risks and the Right Responses"

A speech next week by the RBA's Dr Luci Ellis. She has been a bit too conservative/timid on financial services reform for my liking in the past. Here's hoping she steps up to the plate.