Bernard KeaneSep 19, 20168 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull is trying to breathe life into the universally despised Trans Pacific Partnership while turning his back on free trade locally.
Sep 16, 20163 Comments
Phasing out coal production would have a negligible impact on our economy, writes director of research at The Australia Institute Rod Campbell.
Bernard KeaneSep 15, 201610 Comments
It's ugly, and involves a broken promise and a cave-in, but Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison have finally delivered on the economic reform they promised.
Bernard KeaneSep 15, 20168 Comments
Pauline Hanson wants immigration halted so we can look after the sick and the old. Except immigrants look after the sick and the old ...
Bernard KeaneSep 12, 20169 Comments
Peter Costello wants someone to get taxes down -- unlike he managed. We have just the treasurer in mind.
Sep 9, 20163 Comments
An effective response to economic populism isn't likely to include berating workers and complaining about the need to slash spending while proposing tax cuts, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Sep 7, 20164 Comments
Australia has racked up 25 years without a recession, and has lifted productivity again as the national accounts show a stronger economy than many forecast. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Bernard KeaneSep 6, 201611 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull likes to preach free trade at summits, but is a fierce protectionist back home.
Bernard KeaneSep 5, 201612 Comments
The government's inconsistency on trade and protectionism render it incapable of dealing with the surge in economic populism.
Sep 5, 20166 Comments
Companies now contribute less tax than under Labor, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.