Bernard KeaneJul 21, 201715 Comments
As both Labor and Liberals seek to exploit voter discontent over globalisation, do neoliberals have a response to the crisis engulfing the dominant economic dogma of the last 30 years?
Jul 20, 20175 Comments
Febrile markets have misjudged the Reserve Bank's monetary policy priorities, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Alan AustinJul 20, 20179 Comments
Pretty much the only area of the economy that has improved under Malcolm Turnbull (and, earlier, Tony Abbott) is company profits -- but even then, only for a select few companies. And those working in construction haven't been so lucky.
Bernard KeaneJul 20, 20172 Comments
Many parts of Australian industry are segregated along gender lines -- and things haven't changed a lot in 30 years.
Alan AustinJul 18, 201711 Comments
Staggering as it seems, Australia has had a worse treasurer than Joe Hockey. His name is Scott Morrison.
Jul 14, 20176 Comments
How a process called "aggregated demand response" could work in Australia, writes Dan Cass, strategist at The Australia Institute.
Jul 10, 201714 Comments
The G20 ignored the single biggest economic and political issue across the developed world - persistent wage stagnation. But voters won't put up with it, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.
Jul 5, 2017
While markets and some commentators yo-yo around the state of the economy, the Reserve Bank is keeping its head, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Bernard KeaneJul 5, 20174 Comments
Thirty five years worth of retail turnover data shows that we now shop very differently to the era of Bob Hawke, big hair and shoulder pads.
Bernard KeaneJul 4, 201734 Comments
The government knows there's a problem with wage stagnation, but it can't help itself in working to cut wages.