Pioneering economics writer Alan Wood dies aged 76

Original article by Andrew Clark
The Australian Financial Review – Page: Online : 6-Jan-21

It has been revealed that highly regarded economics journalist Alan Wood passed away on 27 December at the age of 76 after a short illness. He began his career as a copy boy, before moving on to become a cadet and then finally a graded journalist. He worked for ‘The Australian’, ‘The Australian Financial Review’, and ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’, and his work has been attributed as playing a significant part in the push to reduce tariffs and open up the Australian economy in the 1970s and 1980s.


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