Leith van Onselen writes as the Unconventional Economist.

Leith has previously worked as an economist at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs. He has a strong background in economic policy and financial sector regulation.

Leith holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Melbourne University and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (now FINSIA).

Leith van Onselen has worked alongside Sustainable Population Australia on several occasions, most recently as lead author for the discussion paper: "Population growth and Infrastructure in Australia: the catch-up illusion". A video of Leith presenting at the launch of the discussion paper can be found here

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