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.


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Media & Commentary

  • 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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  • Capitalism is not destroying us 26 October 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    This week, our scholar in residence, James Bartholomew and I participated in an Ethics Centre debate, arguing against the politically-charged motion: Capitalism is destroying us. For some of us, ‘no’ would seem the obvious answer. After all, capitalism has presided…
    This week, our scholar in residence, James Bartholomew and I participated in an Ethics Centre debate, arguing against the politically-charged motion: Capitalism is destroying us. For some of us, ‘no’ would seem the obvious answer. After all, capitalism has presided…
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  • Labor preschool plan fails to add up on many levels 12 October 2018 | DAILY TELEGRAPH
    Australian parents should be sceptical of Labor’s new policy to extend universal access to preschool for 3-year-old children, as the costs and benefits simply fail to add up. And in a public debate dominated by emotions over facts, we should…
    Australian parents should be sceptical of Labor’s new policy to extend universal access to preschool for 3-year-old children, as the costs and benefits simply fail to add up. And in a public debate dominated by emotions over facts, we should…
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  • World hits wealth milestone 12 October 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    The world reached an incredible milestone last month. For the first time in recorded history, more than 50% of the entire global population can be classified as middle class or wealthier. The US-based Brookings Institution has estimated that over 3.8…
    The world reached an incredible milestone last month. For the first time in recorded history, more than 50% of the entire global population can be classified as middle class or wealthier. The US-based Brookings Institution has estimated that over 3.8…
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Publications

  • 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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