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Fred Argy

Fred Argy, a former high level policy adviser to several Federal governments, has written extensively on the interaction between social and economic issues. His three most recent papers are Equality of Opportunity in Australia (Australia Institute Discussion Paper no. 85, 2006); Employment Policy and Values (Public Policy volume 1, no. 2, 2006); and Distribution Effects of Labour Deregulation (AGENDA, volume 14, no. 2, 2007). He is currently a Visiting Fellow, ANU.

Fiscal policy: the ideological war
March 2009 Feature - 4/03/2009
Why is Australia so opposed to public debt?
Economics - 7/10/2008 - 7 comments
If unemployment turns sour, who should we blame?
Economics - 16/05/2008 - 12 comments
Job markets and the economy
March 2008 Feature - 10/03/2008 - 6 comments
A time to spend ...
Economics - 21/01/2008 - 7 comments
Does low unemployment have to come with a high price?
Economics - 16/11/2007 - 3 comments
Do we need a plebiscite on federalism?
September 2007 Feature - 5/09/2007 - 8 comments
Interest rate pressures: are the states to blame?
Domestic Politics - 9/08/2007 - 22 comments
The politics of IR policy
Domestic Politics - 22/05/2007 - 5 comments
Howard’s workplace and welfare reforms and Australian values
Economics - 26/02/2007 - 6 comments
Joblessness and income inequality: has Australia taken the wrong turn?
January 2007 Feature - 30/01/2007 - 13 comments
Does high employment require high social inequality?
Economics - 3/08/2006 - 44 comments
Advancing equality
Economics - 4/05/2006 - 17 comments
Joblessness and income inequality: has Australia taken the wrong turn?
Economics - 27/01/2006 - 54 comments
An economist’s view of the proposed workplace reforms
Domestic Politics - 8/11/2005 - 30 comments
Equality of opportunity - is it a fact or an illusion?
Society - 7/09/2005 - 8 comments

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