In this latest episode of Nominal Interest, Priyanka Banerjee, James Maccarrone, Sam O’Connor and Lisa Panigrahi discuss the motivations of the recent Federal Budget, delivered by Treasurer Scott Morrison. They explore some of the key policy areas of small business tax cuts, the proposed crackdown on multinational tax avoidance, the youth PaTH program, and changes to the superannuation system.
Check out our reading list here:
- The Australian Federal Budget 2016/17 in all its splendour
- ESSA’s own budget summary for a comprehensive overview of all the main policies and developments to come out of the Federal Budget
- Professor Jeff Borland on why Work for the Dole doesn’t work, with his original research here
- The cut to the official interest rate by 25 basis points on Budget Day by the RBA
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