December 8, 2017 10
Yet, despite profits at all-time highs, corporate taxes collected by the Turnbull government are at historic lows.
December 7, 2017 3
Much of the big surge in jobs growth this year has come in the health sector. But it also appears to be the result of a flexible economy -- and while we've always been told that's good, it comes with its own problems.
December 5, 2017 3
“Why are there so many people in this city?” we ask ourselves between bursts of road rage. “Couldn’t they be … somewhere else?”
December 4, 2017 19
Optimistic tax models put the average Australian at being 0.1% better off under the proposed company tax cuts. And the good news is they'll only have to wait 25 years for that tiny benefit to appear! Economist John Quiggin reports.
November 28, 2017 26
If only we were as critical of US influence as we were that of the Chinese.
November 24, 2017 7
With calls for a royal commission into banks gaining volume, what questions should we be asking?
November 24, 2017 19
A decade ago, Kevin Rudd's Labor government pulled off a marvel that made Australia one of the most impressive economies in history.
November 24, 2017 2
While insisting that Labor is the party of higher taxes, the government plans to hike taxes far above the levels even of Tony Abbott's government, let alone Julia Gillard's.
November 23, 2017 3
The US debt has shot up almost $65 billion in two weeks. These, and other numbers, are raising eyebrows among observers.
November 22, 2017 27
If business is to blame for wage stagnation, what role do investors play? The Reserve Bank has a view, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.