Monthly Archives: January 2014

My new article in The Conversation – Tax reform is hard…so it’s time for an independent tax board

Just published today. Tax reform is hard…so it’s time for an independent tax board By Warwick Smith, University of Melbourne The federal government’s Commission of Audit – tasked with finding efficiency and productivity improvements to deliver a surplus of 1% … Continue reading

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Statistical Learning – free online course through standford

I’ve just started the Statistical Learning course offered online by Stanford Uni. The guys running it are gurus in the field and it looks great. It’s not not too late to register if you’re interested in this sort of thing … Continue reading

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