Federal Budget 2022: UQ experts

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Tax cuts, fuel excise and measures to address to cost of living were the big ticket items in the 2022 Federal Budget, handed down in the shadow of two years of COVID-19, Russia invading Ukraine, and the impact of severe floods in Queensland and northern New South Wales. UQ has a range of experts available to analyse the budget and answer all your questions.

Professor John Quiggin , School of Economics , Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Expertise: Professor Quiggin can analyse the budget as an election platform and consider Labor’s options for matching or changing the Federal Government’s electoral sweeteners.

: j.quiggin@uq.edu.au , +61 (0)7 3346 9646, +61 (0)400 747165.

Professor Shaun Bond , UQ Business School , Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Expertise: Professor Bond can discuss the economics of housing, the real estate market, as well as volatility in financial markets. He’s currently researching Resilient Regions: Commercial Real Estate Markets and Natural Disasters.

s.bond@business.uq.edu.au , +61 (0)7 3343 1240, +61 (0)422 072 895.

Professor Kristen Lyons , School of Social Science , Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Expertise: Professor Lyons can talk about development and environmental issues, including climate change, sustainability, resource development and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as carbon markets and human rights.

k.lyons@uq.edu.au , +61 (0)7 3365 2020, +61 (0)437 332 732.

Emeritus Professor Phil Bodman , Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Expertise: Professor Bodman can discuss the housing market and the cost of housing, mortgage crisis, inflation, fiscal policy, economic forecasting, business and labour economics, as well as macroeconomics and monetary policy.

: p.bodman@uq.edu.au , +61 (0)427 000 173.

Professor Paul Henman , School of Social Science , Faculty of Humanities and Social Science

Expertise: Professor Henman can talk about policy areas related to welfare, unemployment and the cost of raising children. He also has expertise in income tax, as it relates to wellbeing and inequality, as well as the government use of digital technology in automated decision making or artificial intelligence.

: p.henman@uq.edu.au , +61 (0)7 3365 2383, +61 (0)402 734 218.

Dr Andrea La Nauze , School of Economics , Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Expertise: Dr La Nauze is an expert in environmental economics and can comment on issues such as carbon pricing, power prices and household behaviour, as well as subsidies for ’green’ energy, like solar panels and electric vehicles.

: a.lanauze@uq.edu.au.

Mark Tanner , UQ Business School , Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Expertise: Financial planning, corporate finance, financial services, investment analysis, executive financial management. Mark can help decipher what the budget means for individual Australians and their financial planning.

m.tanner@business.uq.edu.au , +61 (0)7 3346 8186.

Associate Professor Matt McDonald , School of Political Science and International Studies , Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Expertise: Dr McDonald has expertise in Australian foreign and security policy, along with Australian climate policy.

matt.mcdonald@uq.edu.au , +61 (0)7 3365 3042, +61 (0)451 302 030.

Professor Martie-Louise Verreynne , UQ Business School , Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Expertise: Professor Verreynne is an expert in small business management and policy, as well as innovation policy and research translation.

m.vereyenne@business.uq.edu.au , +61 (0)7 3345 3320, +61 (0)439 531 199.

Emeritus Professor John Mangan , UQ Business School , Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Expertise: Professor Mangan is an expert in labour markets, economic modelling and sports economics, as well as taxation policy, the economics of climate change, water and economics and economic growth.

jmangan@bel.uq.edu.au , +61 (0)434 367 480.

Associate Professor Marianne Hanson School of Political Science and International Studies, Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences

Expertise: Professor Hanson can comment on the issues affecting defence and foreign policy, such as international aid.