Bernard KeaneAug 22, 20164 Comments
Wonder why we don't hear much about productivity any more? It's because Australia has been outperforming Western economies, especially on labour productivity.
Glenn DyerAug 22, 20163 Comments
Oh, Chris. Why've you got to be so mean?
Bernard KeaneAug 19, 201618 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull is playing out the Julia Gillard years, but in the face of a surge of economic populism.
Bernard KeaneAug 19, 20165 Comments
Our intelligence agencies are supposed to keep us safe -- so why do they deliberately keep IT security flaws secret from users?
Aug 17, 20165 Comments
Wages growth is so low it is underperforming budget forecasts, which is bad news for the budget -- and the BHP result will add to Treasurer Scott Morrison's woes, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Bernard KeaneAug 17, 20165 Comments
In allowing security agencies to dictate major economic decisions, we've handed yet more power to agencies that avoid scrutiny and attract deferential media coverage.
Aug 17, 20163 Comments
The ASIC register should be free. The public owns this information and indeed, in funding ASIC, has already paid for it, writes business journalist Michael West.
Bernard KeaneAug 16, 201617 Comments
Western Australia's fiscal profligacy should not be rewarded with changes to the GST distribution model -- but Malcolm Turnbull is not in a strong position to resist his colleagues from Perth.
Bernard KeaneAug 15, 201626 Comments
"Neoliberalism" has now morphed into a vague concept loaded with everything the left dislikes about market economics.
Stephen MayneAug 15, 20164 Comments
There have been 17 different investments by Asian players over the past 17 years with the majority being controlled by private investors.