Calibrating the car industry job shock


By Leith van Onselen

Fairfax columnists, Jared Lynch and Mark Hawthorne, produced an excellent report over the weekend examining the Australian closure of the Australian car assembly industry, which will commence one year from now and could lead to the loss of 200,000 jobs. From The Canberra Times:

The shift from rhetoric to reality will come frighteningly soon for many observers.

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About the author
Leith van Onselen is Chief Economist at the MB Fund and MB Super. He is also a co-founder of MacroBusiness. Leith has previously worked at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs.