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Ross Garnaut: Reset
'It's not enough to go back to what we had before the pandemic recession. We've got to do better.'
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the global economy has changed drastically. As we adjust to a new normal, is it possible to recover the economy we once had? Or should we rebuild it from the ground up?
In this special podcast episode, economist Ross Garnaut discusses his roadmap for progress, policy, and diplomacy with host Prue Bentley.
In his latest book Reset: Restoring Australia after the Pandemic Recession, Garnaut makes the case for a radical overhaul of the Australian economy and argues that returning to our previous conception of ‘normal’ would be a missed opportunity.
This podcast episode is presented in partnership with Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute
This conversation was originally scheduled to take place live on Wednesday 11 August 2021 and was cancelled in response to Victorian Government health advice. We are now presenting this discussion exclusively in podcast form.
Ross Garnaut: Reset
This conversation originally scheduled to take place on Wednesday 11 August was cancelled in response to current health advice and the restrictions on public events. While it is unfortunate that we can't present this event in person we invite you to subscribe to the Wheeler Centre podcast to hear this conversation, or listen here.
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