Per Capita hosts Andrew Leigh MP
Per Capita cordially invites you to join us and Andrew Leigh MP to break down and analyse the 2019 Federal Budget. Details of speech tbc, but you can expect Andrew Leigh’s characteristically sharp economic and policy insight applied to the 2019 Budget.
Thursday 11 April, 12pm for 12:30pm start
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, 21/380 La Trobe St, Melbourne
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About Andrew Leigh
Andrew Leigh is the Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Federal Member for Fenner in the ACT. Prior to being elected in 2010, Andrew was a professor of economics at the Australian National University. He holds a PhD in public policy from Harvard, having graduated from the University of Sydney with first class honours in Law and Arts. Andrew is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences, and a past recipient of the ‘Young Economist Award’, a prize given every two years by the Economics Society of Australia to the best Australian economist under 40.
His books include Disconnected (2010), Battlers and Billionaires (2013), The Economics of Just About Everything (2014), The Luck of Politics(2015), Choosing Openness: Why Global Engagement is Best for Australia(2017) and Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World(2018). Andrew is a keen marathon runner, and hosts a podcast titled “The Good Life”, which is available on Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes).
Andrew is the father of three sons – Sebastian, Theodore and Zachary, and lives with his wife Gweneth in Canberra. He has been a member of the Australian Labor Party since 1991.