Dr John Humphreys
Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance
Brisbane, Australia

Function and area of knowledge

Comparative institutions. Political economy. Public policy analysis. Tax & transfer policy.

Physical location

Brisbane, Australia

Areas of Mentorship Interest

Topics for Mentorship

* Developing the field of “Powernomics: The economics of power”. * Dynamic tax analysis based on different categories of behavioural response. * Generalising production theory by including non-financial motivations. * Economics of demographic change and population decline. * Exploring possible uses for personal equity finances. * History (and possible future) of community welfare associations as an alternative to the welfare state.

Envisaged activities/program

Series of public letters and/or podcast discussions. Private small-group discussions. Joint publication if appropriate.

Other items of interest / links to recommended reading


Applicant requirements

Intellectually honest & curious. Understands introductory economic concepts. Willing to be a heretic and not easily offended.

Application process

Email john.humphreys99@gmail.com with a proposal and resume.