New South Wales

Launch of Andrew Leigh’s book “Fair Game: Lessons From Sport for a Fairer Society and a Stronger Economy”


From: Wednesday September 21, 2022, 6:00 pm

To: Wednesday September 21, 2022, 7:00 pm

Andrew Leigh would like to invite you to the launch of his new book “Fair Game: Lessons From Sport for a Fairer Society and a Stronger Economy”. The book draws on lessons from sport to discuss competition, education, discrimination and job participation.

The central message of “Fair Game” is that innovation and equality can go together. The book contents that over the past generation, the Australian economy hasn’t matched the performances of our top sportspeople. Productivity is in the doldrums, and student test scores are falling. The business start-up rate has dropped, and markets aren’t as competitive as they should be. For all its imperfections, sport can provide an example of how we might improve.






Disclaimer: The Economic Society of Australia promotes discussion of evidence-based work.  The views and opinions expressed here are those of author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Economic Society of Australia (NSW Branch) or its council members.  


Chau Chak Wing Building, UTS

14 Ultimo Road, Ultimo NSW 2007

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