Bernard Keane November 8, 2017 6 Comments
Household consumption is now the issue worrying the Reserve Bank as it strains to see more growth and inflation on the horizon, writes Glenn Dyer.
Glenn Dyer November 7, 2017 6 Comments
Sluggish inflation and worryingly weak retail sales have undermined any case for an interest rate rise -- possibly for all of 2018.
Bernard Keane November 6, 2017 17 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull is almost alone among Trans-Pacific Partnership leaders eager to allow multinationals to sue governments.
Alan Austin November 6, 2017 17 Comments
The Australian Retailers Association responded with undisguised alarm to the latest figures.
Bernard Keane November 3, 2017 7 Comments
Business claims that wages growth will only happen when there's productivity growth. Except ... productivity is still growing, and stronger than under WorkChoices.
Charlie Lewis November 3, 2017 8 Comments
The Australian Council of Trade Unions' call for a living wage in Australia goes against what they've asked for for the last 20 years, according to one of Australia's pre-eminent workplace academics.
Glenn Dyer November 2, 2017 5 Comments
Ten years on from the pre-GFC sharemarket peak, the Australian economy is very different but has prospered thanks to smart choices by policymakers.
Alan Austin October 31, 2017 5 Comments
Has Scott Morrison had his worst month since becoming Treasurer?
firstname.lastname@example.org October 30, 2017 9 Comments
NEG is so miraculous that it's garnering positive reaction from both sides of the field; quite a feat for an eight page document with zero figures, writes economist John Quiggin.
Glenn Dyer October 27, 2017
It would be nice if bank economists occasionally acknowledged their errors, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.