Quarterly Essay: Andrew Charlton: Dragon’s Tail: The Lucky Country after the China Boom
Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014, 06:15pm - 07:15pm
Andrew Charlton was Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s senior economic adviser, and is the author of Ozonomics. In the latest Quarterly Essay, Andrew outlines Australia’s history as an economic opportunist, bereft of a long-term national strategy.
He questions whether current and future governments will consider the consequences of over-reliance on China and form a grand plan for our economic independence. Is Australia’s moment in the sun coming to an end?
In conversation with Private Media’s editor in chief, Sophie Black.
Sophie Black is a journalist, broadcaster, writer and editor with a focus on the environment, politics, media, the internet and parenting in the end times. She writes regular features and opinion for The Guardian and The Monthly. Black has worked in senior management across cultural and media organi... Read more
Andrew Charlton was senior economic adviser to the Prime Minister from 2008 to 2010. During that time, Andrew served as Australia’s senior official to the G20 summits and the Prime Minister’s representative to the Copenhagen Climate Conference. He previously worked for the London School of Econo... Read more
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