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Peter Jonson

Peter Jonson is a professional director and economist. He is a director of National Forum, Chair of the Federal Govenment's CRC Committee, Founding Chair of Australian Institute for Commercialisation (2002-2007), and Chair Emeritus of the Melbourne Institute Advisory Board. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peter is founder and editor of, a virtual guide to economics, politics and investments.

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Monetary policy revamp
Economics - 14/01/2013 - 13 comments
The mysteries of the floating dollar
Economics - 5/04/2012 - 5 comments
Some modest proposals to make the financial system even stronger
February 2011 Feature - 25/02/2011 - 4 comments
Rising costs to bite diners
Economics - 30/04/2008 - 2 comments
The economic case for tax reform
Economics - 8/03/2006 - 12 comments
The economic outlook for 2006
Economics - 17/01/2006 - 13 comments
Some advice on investment strategies for the Federal Government's new 'Future Fund'
Economics - 25/05/2005
The potential and limitations of university-business collaborations
Economics - 29/06/2004
The most inflationary budget since Whitlam...
Economics - 12/05/2004
Some bold predictions and qualified advice for daring investors in 2004
Economics - 13/01/2004
Slash tax to secure prosperity
Economics - 15/06/2002

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