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Curtin University
Centre for Research in Applied Economics (CRAE)

Adjunct Professor Paul Bloxham presents "Australia in 2014: Still in second gear"

Date: Friday 21st March 
Time: 4pm-5pm with refreshments to follow 
Venue: 402.216 

In this presentation, Paul will canvass a range of important policy issues including: the commodity prices 'super cycle', China's slowdown, Australia's big future in Asian gas markets, prospects for housing prices and interest rates and the fiscal outlook.

About the speaker

Paul joined HSBC in 2010 as Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand. In this role, he is chief spokesperson for HSBC on forecasts and trends for the Australian and New Zealand economies and their interaction with global financial markets and international economies. Prior to this, he spent almost 12 years as an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia where he held a range of different roles in the economics department, including heading up the overseas economies and financial conditions sections. Paul has published a number of papers, including on household finances, asset prices, monetary policy and global commodity price trends. Paul is a regular commentator on local and international business television, a frequent contributor of opinion editorials to the Australian newspapers and a member of the Australian National University’s shadow reserve bank board. Paul holds a master’s degree in public financial policy from the London School of Economics. Paul graduated with honours in Economics from Curtin University in 1997.


Place are limited. Please RSVP with any dietary requirements by cob Wednesday 19th March 2014. 

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