Leigh, Andrew: Brief economic history

Leigh, Andrew

What Do We Eat after the Low-Hanging Fruit? A Brief Economic History of Australia, with Some Lessons for the Future, Speech to the McKell Institute, 18 May 2012 (audio, text and Q & A)

The low-hanging fruit were plentiful land, gold, inventions, migrants, education and now the mining boom but the future depends upon productivity, ensuring the economy is open to the rest of the world and quality education. Useful references in notes.

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