Richard Eccleston


Richard Eccleston holds a PhD in political economy from the University of Queensland and is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania.

He is the author of six books and more than thirty articles and chapters on various aspects of comparative politics and economic policy. His specific expertise is in the politics of public finance and taxation reform, having researched these topics around the world in recent years.

His most recent book is The Dynamics of Global Economic Governance: The Financial Crisis, The OECD and the politics of international tax cooperation (Edward Elgar, 2011).


Canary in the mine

EssayON 18 JANUARY 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip and his small fleet finally entered Botany Bay, before making their short voyage around South Head to establish a settlement at Sydney Cove a week later. This not only marked the beginning...

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