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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andrew Charlton is the author of Ozonomics, Fair Trade for All (written with Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz) and Quarterly Essay 44, Man-Made World, which won the 2012 John Button Prize. From 2008 to 2010 he was senior economic adviser to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. He previously worked for the London School of Economics and the United Nations and received his doctorate in economics from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

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Andrew Charlton explores the supercharged rise of China and considers Australia’s future as the Chinese dragon stirs and shifts.  
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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Charlton shows … a rare lucidity … a welcome addition to an important national debate.

Australian Book Review

With appealing compression and clarity, Andrew Charlton addresses the impact of China’s economic boom and examines Australia’s economic future as the yin to China’s yang … he shows how the mining boom in Australia has damaged other sectors of the economy and why it will leave us exposed when – or if – the crash comes.

Fiona Capp, Sydney Morning Herald
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