Professor Bill Mitchell

(Photo taken in August 2013 in Kakadu National Park, NT, Australia)

Bill Mitchell is a Professor in Economics and Director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

He is also a professional musician and plays guitar with the Melbourne Reggae-Dub band – Pressure Drop. The band was popular around the live music scene in Melbourne in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The band reformed in late 2010.

You can find music and other things on his Home Page.

You can contact him via Mobile Phone on 0419 422 410 (anywhere in the World).

You can also E-mail him on Bill.Mitchell_@_newcastle.edu.au (delete the underscores).

Header Image

The image on the header is of the Newcastle (NSW) railway line that the State Government cut on Boxing Day, 2014 as part of their plan to make the inner city corridor available to property developers and deprive the city of its train service. The line was truncated on the fringe of the city which has caused traffic chaos in the inner city and overcrowding on buses and longer time commutes for those coming in or out of the city.

It is a demonstration of neo-liberal corruption and bastardry.

The header is to acknowledge my aggravation about this issue. See – Save our Rail – for more information.

Political leanings

The following chart is my test score as at August 5, 2014 from – Political Compass.

Maximum/Minimum scores range from +10 to -10 on both axis.

The following chart (click for full size) is my test score as at March 19, 2009. A little different but the questions have changed a little and make it easier to the extreme option out of the two either side of the ‘fence’ on the economics axis, which pushed more to the edge of left.


Favourite Colour

And, just in case you were wondering … my favourite colour is IKB (0 47 167).

My favourite colour

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