February 1, 2018 3
Australia has moved up several places in The Economist's Global Democracy Index amid a tumultuous year for the region's powers.
January 10, 2018 4
Trump's usual enthusiastic bellowing about economic progress under his administration belies the real danger of ignoring America's failure to keep step with the rest of the world.
December 19, 2017 13
Budget on track to return to balance? Not bloody likely.
December 8, 2017 10
Yet, despite profits at all-time highs, corporate taxes collected by the Turnbull government are at historic lows.
November 24, 2017 19
A decade ago, Kevin Rudd's Labor government pulled off a marvel that made Australia one of the most impressive economies in history.
November 23, 2017 3
The US debt has shot up almost $65 billion in two weeks. These, and other numbers, are raising eyebrows among observers.
November 6, 2017 17
The Australian Retailers Association responded with undisguised alarm to the latest figures.
October 31, 2017 5
Has Scott Morrison had his worst month since becoming Treasurer?
October 27, 2017 6
The ABS is facing huge staff cuts. In honour of the good work the ABS has done over the years, here are 20 of its most devastating stats.
October 20, 2017 6
The Employment Minister tends to boast impressive figures in her monthly report on jobs growth, but just a little digging turns up a lot of fool's gold.