Ian Spring - Independent Economist 

       Retired. Formerly economist and business manager.
       Concerned about Australia's poor infrastructure.

       E-mail   ispring@bigpond.net.au

       WEB:    www.borrowandbuild.com.au


               



Full federal funding for affordable tolls on M4 WestConnex*

              - Revision, 6th September 2017


20 Year borrow and build plan gives affordable transport, jobs and growth
            - Revised version - Substantial revision, Updated 6th September 2017


20 Year borrow and build plan gives affordable transport, jobs and growth
            - Revised version - Substantial revision, 26th July 2017  ( superseded )


20 Year borrow and build plan gives affordable transport, jobs and growth
         - Revised version November 2016, further revisions in green, April 2017   ( superseded )


Building Australia's Infrastructure for the Future
6th Warren Hogan Memorial Lecture, Department of Economics, University of Sydney
Address by Annabel Spring, Group Executive Wealth Management, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

            October 24, 2016


Election 2016.  Glenn Stevens says federal borrowing for transport would improve the lives of 'millions', yet politicians have done nothing.  Read all about this.

May 31, 2016



RBA Steven's bold plan could give quick fix to transport

September 01, 2015



Borrow and Build is a good strategy - AFR Letter

            June 12, 2015


Infrastructure Investment is the way to go - AFR Letter
            March 13, 2014 


We must borrow and build
We must borrow and build   ( iphone version )
            Janaury 20, 2014


A Borrow and Build Plan for Transport
            October 2013  - ( superseded )


Great News for Commuters

            an outline of my recommendations as at 1st September 2013 - ( superseded )

Infrastructure - TRN
             A modest Federal "borrow and build programme that could give Australia
             a complete transport infrastructure solution within 20 years - August 2013 - ( superseded )
           
Infrastructure Cameron Clyne
             reports of a forthright comment on debt by NAB chief Cameron Clyne

Economist want to borrow and build
             an article in the Australian quoting economist favouring borrowing for infrastructure

Great transport infrastrucutre soon for less than $ 20 a year
             a paper by Ian Spring in mid-2013 - ( superseded )

 

Federal Funding Will Fix Infrastructure

            Ian Spring       July 2012 - ( superseded )

 

A Vital Issue for the 2020 Forum

 Ian Spring    18th April  2008

             Sydney Morning Herald advertisement 

    

Federal infrastructure Minister outlines government policy   

           Dr Dietrich Georg    April 2008

            INFRASTRUCTURE AUSTRALIA  

 

INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING OFFERS

18% PERMANENT INCREASE IN GDP

           Ian Spring    October 2007

 

Funding model means States hands are tied

            Ian Spring   March 2007

            Letters

            THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

 

Why we must borrow and build

Ian Spring   May 2005

INFRASTRUCTURE AUSTRALIA

 

BORROW AND BUILD

Ian Spring   August 2004

Original Paper

 

 

                       

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