Economist, radio personality and Project Director of Prosper Australia , Karl Fitzgerald presents:
Economics101 for Campaigners
Discover the best ways to protest against monopoly power and win an economic argument with a politician. Learn about land value capture – the traditional method of financing infrastructure that can fund BZE’s High Speed Rail transport plan. Karl has many insights on best practices from around the world. How could this be applied to the Melbourne Metro Rail tunnel? Then he will move onto how a more holistic economic analysis can help wind farm developments. What are the economic drivers dividing communities? How can we all win?
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Read Karl’s landmark Total Resource Rents of Australia to define the sort of future tax system needed.
Karl Fitzgerald hosts the Renegade Economists program on Melbourne’s 3CR community radio, as well as a number of other projects. Not-for-profit, Prosper is a part of a worldwide network working for economic justice, who focus on the effect of land speculation upon the business cycle. Earthsharing Australia provides education services in economics, demonstrating the urgent need for the capture of the naturally rising value of the earth for public benefit. Earthsharing is the sister organisation to Prosper Australia.
6:30 – 8pm Monday 2 May 2016
Fritz Loewe Theatre (entry via level 2)
University of Melbourne
Cnr Elgin & Swanston Streets, Carlton
Public transport: Stop 111 Cnr Elgin & Swanston Streets on tram routes 1 & 8.
Entry to building is on south side of Elgin St up the ramp.
Entry: Gold coin donation
Thank you to the University of Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI), our Zero Carbon Australia project partners for supporting us in bringing you this event.
Everyone is welcome to come along to the pub next door to continue the discussion after 8pm.