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."

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

OECD: Australia has highest "well-being/quality of life" in world (chart)

This is a great little piece of research from the OECD. You can play with the numbers here. Unsurprisingly, weighting the factors equally results in Australia having the highest well-being/quality of life in the OECD...