Australian Car Industry Falters.

Where was the modeling?
I find it hard to fathom how the new federal Australian government would decide out of hand that it need not aggressively lobby and quantify a level of cost effective support to struggling industries like the car makers. They ought to have been continually fine tuning economic models given the impact of things like free trade agreements with the USA, South Korea & Japan who are competitive sites for manufacture by the same players. The exchange rates, the economics of scale in supply, manufacture & distribution are all quantifiable Independant variables – I am sure that those companies pulling out had their models. So their probable decisions should have been anticipated via our own models and cost effective interventions planned. Given that out dollar is sure to weaken soon, get back in the ring and fight! Do the modeling, look at their models, calibrate workable interventions & offer them.

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About adelaidepete

Now live in Adelaide South Australia and have always worked in Systems & Software Engineering. I am enjoying commenting on, suggesting and discussing innovative solutions to problems and useful risk mitigation strategies and recently interested in the realm of public policy re urban planning & disasters - the focus of this blog. I am interested in technology, gadgetry, enhancing productivity & functionality, urban planning, military thinking and public policy. I enjoyed periods I spent in USA (Reston, Virginia Beach & Dallas) & Europe (Germany, Spain, Italy & Greece) but genuinely love Australia, most people, animals, singing, dancing & life.
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