Power corrupts

Innovative economic thinker, Nicholas Gruen, has been seeking to influence policy and programmes for many years in Australia and beyond. Unlike many policy proponents, he has a deep understanding of the political-economic system and how it can act as a barrier to positive innovation, particularly under the glare of Murdoch’s media. The Mint talked to him about attempts to innovate in poverty alleviation programmes and how ultimately power inequality undermines them.

Read the transcript here.

Nicholas Gruen

Nicholas is a policy economist, entrepreneur and commentator, founder of Lateral Economics and Peach Financial, Visiting Professor at Kings College London Policy Institute and Adjunct Professor at UTS Business School.

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