Bernard KeaneJul 26, 20165 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.
Jason MurphyJul 12, 20162 Comments
The review model, anyone would concede, served us well in the past. But no more.
Bernard KeaneJul 11, 201620 Comments
Finally elected in his own right, Malcolm Turnbull needs to move quickly to stamp his authority on the government's fiscal direction.
Jul 8, 201626 Comments
After years of profligacy and handouts to its mates, the Liberal Party has now been called out on its lax approach to fiscal policy, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.