Australia is bigger, richer and less happy following three decades of growth. So where do we go from here?
Optimistic tax models put the average Australian at being 0.1% better off under the proposed company tax cuts. And the good news is they'll only have to wait 25 years for that tiny benefit to appear! Economist John Quiggin reports.
A stronger-than-expected GDP result for the March quarter, driven by exports, will buoy the government, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.
A strong result for GDP in the September quarter shows the economy is performing better than many claim -- but we're still heavily dependent on commodities exports, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
The March quarter GDP result has delivered some of the best business conditions for years, and shows the extent to which Joe Hockey deliberately underplayed growth ins his economic forecasts, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Despite today's weaker-than-expected GDP data, there's evidence the economy has bottomed and is now picking up, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Today's GDP data shows the economy travelling at around trend, but consumers are cautious and there's some surprising sources of growth. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.
Ideological warriors accusing the government of mishandling the economy should take a look at the data from recent decades -- how do they explain away the apparent good times?
Today's GDP data doesn't shed much light on how the economy is currently travelling, but it suggests we entered 2012-13 with considerable momentum, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.