Michael Potter

Michael Potter, Research Fellow, Economics Program

Expertise: taxation, superannuation, social security and welfare, workplace relations, competition policy, infrastructure investment and regulation, general business regulation, economic inequality.

Michael is a former Research Fellow at the Centre for Independent Studies. Michael has worked for the Parliamentary Budget Office, the Federal Departments of Treasury, Environment and Prime Minister & Cabinet (where he advised then Prime Minister John Howard on the introduction of the GST).

He has also worked as Policy Manager, Economics at the National Farmers’ Federation, and Director, Economics and Taxation at the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Michael has completed a Masters of Applied Economics from ANU and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the University of Sydney.