Eugenie Joseph

Senior Policy Analyst

Eugenie Joseph

Eugenie is a senior policy analyst in the economics team at the CIS.  She specialises in regulation (in particular childcare), taxation and microeconomic policy.

Eugenie has completed a Bachelor of Economics at the University of Sydney. She has extensive experience in government, working for the Commonwealth Treasury in Canberra in the areas of business taxation, foreign investment, regulation and competition policy.  Eugenie has also worked in financial training at Fitch Learning in London. Eugenie has a passion for political and social history, as well as studying French in her spare time.


Featured Publication

Media & Commentary

  • Fuel tax exposes class divide 07 December 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    Charismatic French President Emmanuel Macron has made a political faux-pas: his decision to jack up taxes on vehicle fuel as an environmental initiative to reduce auto emissions. The plan has hit a raw nerve with French citizens — at least…
    Charismatic French President Emmanuel Macron has made a political faux-pas: his decision to jack up taxes on vehicle fuel as an environmental initiative to reduce auto emissions. The plan has hit a raw nerve with French citizens — at least…
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  • Proclaiming the good news on capitalism 30 November 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    It is clear that capitalism is having a moral crisis, when even Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of a prosperous capitalist economy, terms it a “blatant failure”. But Australians have good reason to be sceptical of the criticism: our capitalist…
    It is clear that capitalism is having a moral crisis, when even Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of a prosperous capitalist economy, terms it a “blatant failure”. But Australians have good reason to be sceptical of the criticism: our capitalist…
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  • Banking royal commission: Ken Henry is wrong to blame capitalism 28 November 2018 | Financial Review
    Ken Henry has joined the cavalcade of prominent figures trying to scapegoat capitalism for the failures of governments and individuals. That’s akin to blaming democracy for voter fraud. The NAB chairman’s comments to the Banking Royal Commission — criticising capitalism…
    Ken Henry has joined the cavalcade of prominent figures trying to scapegoat capitalism for the failures of governments and individuals. That’s akin to blaming democracy for voter fraud. The NAB chairman’s comments to the Banking Royal Commission — criticising capitalism…
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  • Crying wolf on poverty 20 November 2018 | Spectator
    Yet another sensationalist headline on poverty in Australia has appeared this month, indicating poverty rates in Victoria are as high as 13 per cent, and more than one in 10 Victorians are ‘poor’. The breathless report by the Victorian Council of Social…
    Yet another sensationalist headline on poverty in Australia has appeared this month, indicating poverty rates in Victoria are as high as 13 per cent, and more than one in 10 Victorians are ‘poor’. The breathless report by the Victorian Council of Social…
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  • Crying wolf too many times on poverty 16 November 2018 | IDEAS@THECENTRE
    Yet another sensationalist headline on poverty in Australia appeared this week, indicating poverty rates in Victoria are as high as 13%, and more than one in 10 Victorians are ‘poor’. The breathless report by the Victorian Council of Social Services…
    Yet another sensationalist headline on poverty in Australia appeared this week, indicating poverty rates in Victoria are as high as 13%, and more than one in 10 Victorians are ‘poor’. The breathless report by the Victorian Council of Social Services…
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Publications

  • Why we should defend capitalism 28 November 2018 | PP12
    Capitalism has become a controversial idea in recent years; yet economic markets and free enterprise are responsible for lifting millions of people out of abject poverty, improving the quality of life around the world, and creating shared prosperity. Capitalism has also proven effective at sustaining global population growth and providing…...
    Capitalism has become a controversial idea in recent years; yet economic markets and free enterprise are responsible for lifting millions of people out of abject poverty, improving the quality of life around the world, and creating shared prosperity. Capitalism has also proven effective at sustaining global population growth and providing…
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  • Why childcare is not affordable 29 August 2018 | RR37
    Childcare fees and out-of-pocket costs in Australia have been growing above inflation in recent years, at the same time that more parents are using formalised childcare to support their participation in the workforce. Childcare has been subject to growing and evolving regulation for many years, culminating in the introduction of…...
    Childcare fees and out-of-pocket costs in Australia have been growing above inflation in recent years, at the same time that more parents are using formalised childcare to support their participation in the workforce. Childcare has been subject to growing and evolving regulation for many years, culminating in the introduction of…
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