February 22, 2018 4
East coast workers' real wages have gone backwards or stood still under Malcolm Turnbull. Only the generous Victorian government is propping up wages growth.
February 22, 2018
The government of Singapore has revealed a new plan to boost GST and implement a carbon tax to offset predicted budget strain — foresight the Turnbull government could use.
February 21, 2018
RBA governor Philip Lowe still insists growth will appear but it will take a long time.
February 20, 2018 13
The upcoming Australian tour is set to move so much money that it has more in common with a significant import than a pop act.
February 15, 2018 8
Even accepting the government's claims about its company tax cuts at face value, there's no evidence it's the best way to improve economic growth, or even business investment.
February 14, 2018 4
The highest inflation facing Australian families comes from industries where governments, at least notionally, control prices.
February 13, 2018 5
If only grants to Indigenous businesses were a Closing The Gap indicator, things would be looking up for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people...
February 12, 2018 8
Wayne Swan faced a more dramatic set of economic challenges than any treasurer since World War II. His handling of them meant hundreds of thousands of Australians kept their jobs.
February 8, 2018 2
Rio Tinto has demonstrated what companies will do with a windfall from company tax handouts: return them to shareholders.
February 7, 2018 6
New work from the Productivity Commission confirms our regulatory model for banking leads to inefficiency and big bank dominance.