CrikeyJul 29, 20162 Comments
Australia may soon face a monetary policy challenge other countries are dealing with of very low interest rates -- the product of an economy where pricing pressure is coming from governments, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Bernard KeaneJul 28, 201614 Comments
Environment and Energy minister Josh Frydenberg is claiming to be a convert to the cause of renewables but the grim truth is that this government has no interest in meaningful climate action.
Jul 27, 20161 Comment
A low Consumer Price Index result suggests the Reserve Bank might cut interest rates again but it will be looking at underlying measures, not the headline rate, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Bernard KeaneJul 26, 20168 Comments
The Productivity Commission has again attacked creeping protectionism within government, this time focusing on the decision to locally build the next generation of naval submarines.
Bernard KeaneJul 25, 201611 Comments
If Scott Morrison understands the challenge posed by the resurgence of economic protectionism in Australia, he shows no sign of it.
Bernard KeaneJul 21, 20164 Comments
The Productivity Commission has slammed a range of Nationals-imposed restrictions on agriculture in a new draft report.
Bernard KeaneJul 20, 201612 Comments
Once Australia had politicians who could effectively argue the benefits of economic reform. Now our leaders lack the smarts.
Bernard KeaneJul 19, 201615 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull's reshuffle illustrates that the only economic agenda this government has is propping up local manufacturing.
Jason MurphyJul 19, 20163 Comments
Should you worry that the Australian economy is about to come crashing down? Well, yes ... and no.
Glenn DyerJul 14, 2016
Attention: Malcolm Turnbull. Company tax cuts do not grow the economy. They create artificial growth and lead to recessions.