The Airport Economist

Tim Harcourt

The US is still an important market for Australia but ultimately an international multilateral-based trading system is better than the US having deals of managed trade around the world, says JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt.

trade deal

Australian exporters want a trade agreement with the UK as well as the EU, says international trade expert.

Trade unions

Can the PM take a leaf from Bill Kelty’s book on industrial relations reform and bring the trade union movement together through social solidarity?

Tim Harcourt

JW Neville Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt advises that Australia can use higher education and digital learning to skill up the workforce and build greater capacity in the economy. 

Abattoir

Trade boycotts do not usually work and will come at a great cost to the country imposing the ban, says international trade expert Tim Harcourt.

The next US presidential election is scheduled for 3 November 2020.

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt discusses the 2020 US presidential race and the Biden-Trump showdown.

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt, UNSW Business School.

With countries around the world closing their borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak, JW Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from UNSW Business School, addresses the impact of COVID-19 on globalisation.

Qantas grounds international fleet at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney NSW.

The COVID-19 emergency has the potential to trigger the collapse of some airlines in Australia. But with its high ‘public good’ value, a future without Qantas is one we cannot afford, says Tim Harcourt.

A man saving a koala in the 2020 Australian bushfire disaster.

The 2020 Australian summer barely escaped the widescale bushfires that swept over the continent.

JW Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from UNSW Business School discusses the climate change debate and the positive economic impact of reconstruction and recovery, as affected communities rebuild.

General Motors will be retiring the Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand. Credit: Shutterstock

Tim Harcourt, economic adviser to the Bracks Review, says the end of Holden reminds us of how the automotive industry can guarantee its future in Australia.

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