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Jobs market starts downturn, so where will growth come from?

Jobs market starts downturn, so where will growth come from?

The labour market is finally starting to catch up with the slowing growth of the broader economy. How can we speed it up again?

Is the labour market as bad as the Reserve Bank says?

Is the labour market as bad as the Reserve Bank says?

You say seasonally adjusted, I say trend — which jobs data is right? The RBA has decided neither of them show the falling unemployment it needs to forestall a rate cut.

Liberal jobs boom gets second wind (but it’s still not shifting wages)

Liberal jobs boom gets second wind (but it’s still not shifting wages)

Employment is once again growing very strongly — especially in NSW. So why are they getting zero credit for it from voters?

Wage stagnation continues, but low inflation means real wages growth

Wage stagnation continues, but low inflation means real wages growth

Poor wages growth is continuing for most Australian workers but very low inflation means real wages are up, even if they don't feel like it.

Australia’s great wage stagnation continues

Australia’s great wage stagnation continues

Another quarter, and more bad news for Australia's private sector workers with wage stagnation continuing.

Household finances tell a tale of diminishing wealth effect

Household finances tell a tale of diminishing wealth effect

In terms of household wealth, we only have the sharemarket going for us at the moment. Wages and property are undermining the "wealth effect".

The surveillance economy

The surveillance economy

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: surveil your way to riches, the rain falls hard on a poorly planned town, and the return of an old friend.

Inflation result may push rate rise off into the 2020s

Inflation result may push rate rise off into the 2020s

Despite all the bluster of those demanding an interest rate rise, inflation remains flat and interest rates aren't going anywhere anytime soon.

Aussie household incomes take another hit despite the boom

Aussie household incomes take another hit despite the boom

The pattern of Australia's household income asks an interesting question: is it worse to have a financial crisis or a Coalition government?

New data suggests economy is travelling well — but what about wages?

New data suggests economy is travelling well — but what about wages?

Economic data this week suggests there's still plenty of life in housing construction as well as growing business investment.