Dog Days: Australia After the Boom

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Black Inc., Nov 15, 2013 - Political Science - 302 pages
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A blueprint for the nation after the boom.

Australians have just lived through a period of exceptional prosperity, but, says influential economist Ross Garnaut, the Dog Days are on their way. Are we ready for the challenges ahead?

In Dog Days, Garnaut explains how we got here, what we can expect next and the tough choices we need to make to survive the new economic conditions. Are we clever enough – and our leaders courageous enough – to change what needs to be changed and preserve a fair and prosperous Australia?

This is a book about the future by a leading adviser to government and business, someone with a proven record of seeing where the nation is going. Both forecast and analysis, it heralds a new era for Australia after the boom.

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Ross Garnaut AO is one of Australia’s leading economists and thinkers. He is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Australian National University and a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne. He was a key economic adviser to the reforming Hawke government. Garnaut has held senior roles in government and business, including as Australian ambassador to China and climate change adviser to the Rudd and Gillard governments.

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