January 22, 2018 4
We talk a lot about productivity but rarely with any seriousness. And we might not even be looking in the right place for growth.
December 20, 2017 4
The RBA's habit of moving the interest rate by a quarter of a percent each way -- regardless of the needs of the economy -- is outdated and unhealthy.
November 23, 2017 4
The arrival of Amazon is only the latest threat to retailing, which has been enduring structural change in the economy now for years.
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.
November 22, 2017 1
Good morning, early birds. Zimbabwe's long-time dictator has finally, formally resigned, and former immigration minister Philip Ruddock has been entrusted with reviewing religious protections in Australian law. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
November 14, 2017 3
Are shareholders and ticket clippers a weight on effective investment in the economy? The Reserve Bank seems to think so.
October 20, 2017 2
Electricity prices are likely to drive inflation up, making the challenge of stagnant wages more acute for policymakers, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
October 11, 2017 17
If kicking the politicians out of policymaking is good enough in monetary policy, why isn't it good enough in energy?
September 15, 2017 1
The kind of jobs growth we're seeing at the moment would traditionally have the RBA reaching for the interest rate trigger. But not now, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
September 1, 2017 8
All signs are that the economy is building strength, but workers don't feel like it because of stagnant wages. And that's a crimp on the government's communication plans, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.