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    DescriptionIn the early 1980s, Paul Keating set out to reinvent the Australian economy. He floated the Australian dollar, liberated banking and finance from its regulatory shackles, and - most significantly - introduced a universal superannuation scheme. The results were astounding growth in the value of the Australian national economy and in the personal wealth of ordinary Australians. Keating's revolution was based on his insight that, by encouraging all of us to save for retirement, a huge pool of investment capital would be created that would help enrich the nation. But the fulfilment of his vision was denied by his political opponents after the Australian people voted Keating out in 1996. In this book, David Love, a veteran economic and financial observer, explores the story of Keating's revolution - a story that has never before been fully told - and sounds a timely warning that the failure to finish the job Keating started has left our new-found prosperity vulnerable, particularly in the current climate of international economic uncertainty. The revolution, it turns out, is at least as relevant to the future as it has been to the past.


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    Title
    Unfinished Business
    Subtitle
    Paul Keating's Interrupted Revolution
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Love
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 254 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781921640148
    ISBN 10: 1921640146
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ECO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJP
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JPQB, KCZ
    LC classification: HF
    B&T General Subject: 180
    BIC subject category V2: JPHL
    BISAC V2.8: BUS022000, BUS069020
    Abridged Dewey: 337
    BISAC V2.8: BUS023000
    BIC subject category V2: KCG, 3JJP
    DC22: 330.994
    BIC subject category V2: 1MBF
    Thema V1.0: JPHL, JPQB, KCZ, KCG
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Scribe Publications
    Imprint name
    Scribe Publications
    Publication date
    01 August 2010
    Publication City/Country
    VIC
    Author Information
    David Love is the former economics editor and head of the Australian Financial Review's Canberra office and economics lead writer for the "Sydney Morning Herald." He is the founder of the monthly financial newsletter "Syntec" and the author of "Straw Polls, Paper Money."
    Review quote
    "This is an elegantly written and fascinating account of the hidden financial history of the past 15 years." --"Sydney Morning Herald"