How the tax system can narrow (or widen) the gender gap, a speech by the Hon Andrew Leigh MP


From: Friday September 7, 2018, 2:00 pm

To: Friday September 7, 2018, 3:00 pm

How the tax system can narrow (or widen) the gender gap. ESA NSW Branch and Women in Economics Network (WEN) are delighted to invite you to hear from the Hon Andrew Leigh MP, Shadow Assistant Treasurer, as he shares his insights from his wealth of experience contributing to the public economic discussion.

 Andrew Leigh is the Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Federal Member for Fenner in the ACT. Prior to being elected in 2010, Andrew was a professor of economics at the Australian National University. He holds a PhD in public policy from Harvard, having graduated from the University of Sydney with first class honours in Law and Arts. Andrew is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences, and a past recipient of the 'Young Economist Award', a prize given every two years by the Economics Society of Australia to the best Australian economist under 40.

His books include Disconnected (2010), Battlers and Billionaires (2013), The Economics of Just About Everything (2014), The Luck of Politics (2015), Choosing Openness: Why Global Engagement is Best for Australia (2017) and Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World (2018). Andrew is a keen marathon runner, and hosts a podcast titled "The Good Life", which is available on Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes).




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