John Hawkins

John Hawkins is a senior lecturer at the Canberra School of Politics, Economics and Society and NATSEM, University of Canberra. He has headed the economics division at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and been a senior economist with the Reserve Bank of Australia, Bank for International Settlements and Australian Treasury and secretary to the Senate Economics Committee.

Nobelist David Card Made the Minimum Wage Respectable

This year’s Nobel Prize in economics has been awarded to Canadian -born but US-based economist David Card for his work with Alan Krueger in reversing the perception that raising the minimum wage inevitably reduces the number of jobs.

2 years ago