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?
email@example.com 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.
Alan Austin October 27, 2017 6 Comments
The ABS is facing huge staff cuts. In honour of the good work the ABS has done over the years, here are 20 of its most devastating stats.
Bernard Keane October 27, 2017 2 Comments
Conservatives and business leaders assured us that WorkChoices would increase productivity and Labor's Fair Work Act reduce it. So what happened? The Productivity Commission has the answer.
Crikey October 26, 2017
Andrew Forrest lawyers up ... Fairfax journos return to form ... immigration staff arrive without visas ...