New approaches to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea

Presented by ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Join us for this panel presentation and discussion about new challenges and opportunities for economic and fiscal policy in Australia and the Republic of Korea, with a focus on the Australia-Korea economic relationship and a comparative perspective from Japan. Presenters will speak about the fundamental issues of economic growth, trade and investment, inequality and social welfare, and fiscal policy challenges in future.

Panel includes:

  • Professor Peter Drysdale, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU: The South Korean Economy: An Australian Perspective
  • Professor Peter Whiteford, ANU, brief remarks on inequality trends: Assessing Inequality in OECD Countries: Trends and Prospects
  • Dr AN Jongseok, Korean Institute of Public Finance: Challenges and trends in fiscal sustainability and tax in South Korea
  • Associate Professor Shiro Armstrong, Crawford School, ANU: A comparison: Japan's Fiscal Policy

There will be Q&A with the audience at the end of the panel discussion.