Articles from Club Troppo
From around January this year I’ve tried to get the column below published – in the Guardian UK where my previous column was published. Unfortunately, and even after endless cajoling via the Guardian at this end, I couldn’t get a reply which is piss poor but there you go. Martin Wolf tried for me at the FT. At least they responded – but with a ‘no’, which is fair enough given the oversupply of articles on Brexit.
When policy problems are complex, we need to understand and learn from the front line. With desperately need to improve the early, middle and late stages of institutional learning and change-making, to enable successful policy development.
From the recent Mandarin article.
It’s election season in Australia.
It’s impossible to avoid misjudgements in life or to get all one’s predictions right. But should economists get caught out quite so often.
[I just read a self-help book and, like Don Quixote, need to vent…]
My 10 rules for becoming a successful guru:
I’ve just been reading some of Tim Berners-Lee’s Weaving the Web about building the World
Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline could upend our thinking about our future of planet Earth with far reaching implications for policy on climate change, immigration and border control, defence, education, child care, and jobs, to name just a few.