Percy Allan


Featured Publication

  • Reform, Retreat and Relinquishment: Lessons from historic state ownership of businesses in NSW 24 September 2019 | PP23
    In the 1980s and 90s, Australian governments agreed to an ambitious program of micro-economic reforms to lift industrial productivity and living standards that had languished in the 1970s and 1980s. Most economic attention on that era has focused on federal…...
    In the 1980s and 90s, Australian governments agreed to an ambitious program of micro-economic reforms to lift industrial productivity and living standards that had languished in the 1970s and 1980s. Most economic attention on that era has focused on federal…
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Media & Commentary

  • Stimulus: where’s the money coming from? 06 April 2020 | Spectator
    In a week we have shifted from a globalised liberal economy and free society to a command economy with closed borders, regimented movement and a welfare state. And through necessity, all sides of politics support it. When coronavirus is over…
    In a week we have shifted from a globalised liberal economy and free society to a command economy with closed borders, regimented movement and a welfare state. And through necessity, all sides of politics support it. When coronavirus is over…
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  • Finding the funds 02 April 2020 | Ideas@TheCentre
    In a week we have shifted from a globalised liberal economy and free society to a command economy with closed borders, regimented movement and a welfare state. And through necessity, all sides of politics support it. When COVID-19 is over…
    In a week we have shifted from a globalised liberal economy and free society to a command economy with closed borders, regimented movement and a welfare state. And through necessity, all sides of politics support it. When COVID-19 is over…
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  • Reform or sell off government businesses for efficiency and profit 03 October 2019 | The Australian
    State government businesses worth more than $200bn are ripe for commonsense productivity reform and privatisation. NSW alone accounts for businesses worth $60bn that could be privatised, and this is echoed in other states and territories where road, power, water and…
    State government businesses worth more than $200bn are ripe for commonsense productivity reform and privatisation. NSW alone accounts for businesses worth $60bn that could be privatised, and this is echoed in other states and territories where road, power, water and…
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