A national job and skill summit is taking place this coming Thursday and Friday. The summit aims to focus on concerns surrounding skill shortages, sustainable wage growth, keeping unemployment low and boosting productivity.


In anticipation of the conversations that will take place later this week, The Wire sat down with two economists to ask about what they think would be most beneficial areas for the summit to focus on.

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Produced By: Claudia Copeland

Featured In Story: Lisa Magnani, Professor of Economics at Macquarie University, and Saul Eslake, Independent Economist

First aired on The Wire, Monday 29 August 2022