The Airport Economist

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.

JW Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from UNSW Business School explores the impact of the US-China Trade Deal on the global economy.

Whilst the US-China agreement is not ideal for Australia, anything is a better outcome than an all-out trade war.

J.W. Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from UNSW Business School explores the impact of the US-China trade deal on the global economy.

 

 

J.W. Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from the UNSW Business School explains how the coronavirus will affect the Australian economy

J.W. Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from the UNSW Business School explains how the coronavirus will affect the Australian economy; namely the services exports, tourism and education where the big impacts will be felt.

The UK is officially leaving the EU today – 31 January 2020 at 11pm.

Economist Tim Harcourt interviewed Australian exporters and diplomats to obtain their views on trade and the economy following Brexit.