Analysis

Top economists cast doubt on Chalmers' inflation claims

Peter Martin
May 27 2024 - 5:30am

Asked to grade Treasurer Jim Chalmers' third budget on his own criteria of delivering on "inflation in the near term and then growth in the medium term", most of the 49 leading economists surveyed by the Economic Society of Australia and The Conversation failed to give it top marks.

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Peter Martin

Peter Martin

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Peter Martin is the business and economy editor of the Conversation and a visiting fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He is a former economics editor of The Canberra Times.

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