2020 was always predicted to be a risky year for Australia's economy — and that was before the bushfires hit.
Scott Morrison says coal is vital to the economy, but experts say we could phase out fossil fuel and life would go on as usual.
While there are plenty of red flags dotted on the horizon, there are actually lots of reasons to be optimistic about Australia's economy in the upcoming year.
Are Rolls Royce sales a sign that Australia is churning out money while holding wealth back from the great many? The answer is not what you might imagine.
A stagnating Australian economy reflects a serious and avoidable error by policymakers — and a political call by Scott Morrison that higher unemployment is worth it to protect a budget surplus.
The Morrison government has been forced to recognise the stagnation it is presiding over, slashing wage growth forecasts and revealing big cuts to its forecast budget surpluses.
Unlike virtually all other Fed members, who essentially act as representatives of the big banks, Paul Volcker was wise to the role the banking sector plays in the economy.
If a city blanketed in smoke can't shift Scott Morrison's climate denialism, what will? Perhaps trade sanctions against Australia.
Retail chain Harris Scarfe going into administration — the latest in a long list of shuttered retailers — illustrates the cost of the government's do-nothing economic policy.
Australian agriculture is our productivity success story. But the reaction to it suggests maybe we don't want productivity quite as much as we say we do.