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Can boomers and Millennials work together?

Can boomers and Millennials work together?

There is a need to challenge those who would have us view current economic and social transformation through the lens of generational conflict, writes Per Capita research fellow Philip Taylor.

Govt ad campaign to justify spending cuts blows out budget

Govt ad campaign to justify spending cuts blows out budget

How did the government's Intergenerational Report ad campaign go from $11 million to $31 million?

Essential: what intergenerational report?

Essential: what intergenerational report?

Nearly half of voters haven't even heard of the intergenerational report and another quarter haven't heard much, according to today's Essential Report poll.

A back-of-the-envelope intergenerational report on print media

A back-of-the-envelope intergenerational report on print media

How will sales of The Australian Financial Review and The Australian look in 13 years? Let's do the sums, with as much rigour as Joe Hockey applied to his much-touted IGR ...

Hockey’s IGR meaningless forecasts based on magical thinking

Hockey’s IGR meaningless forecasts based on magical thinking

The intergenerational report is only as good as its assumptions -- and they're not particularly useful, writes executive director of The Australia Institute Richard Denniss.

Hockey reveals a gallery of budget grotesques

Hockey reveals a gallery of budget grotesques

The government's intergeneration report claims Australia is heading for big economic trouble. But good news! Disaster can be averted if those pesky crossbenchers pass every piece of Coalition legislation.

Hockey’s intergenerational partisanship risks sensible debate

Hockey’s intergenerational partisanship risks sensible debate

By turning the Intergenerational report into an attack on Labor, Joe Hockey will wreck the value of a report designed to facilitate sensible long-term debate, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

A simple solution to halve the national debt (who likes birthday presents anyway?)

A simple solution to halve the national debt (who likes birthday presents anyway?)

The sky is falling! Australia's debt-to-GDP ratio could cross the 100% threshold! Heavens to Betsy! But don't worry, economist Tom Westland has an elegant plan to save the Australian economy.

Business bites: Rio ‘streamlines’ … coal price declines … Glencore shuts its mines …

Business bites: Rio ‘streamlines’ … coal price declines … Glencore shuts its mines …

Rio Tinto's "streamlining" is great for shareholders -- less so for workers. And other business tidbits of the day.

Direct Action is ‘intergenerational theft’ — just ask Peter Costello

Direct Action is ‘intergenerational theft’ — just ask Peter Costello

Climate change is the ultimate form of intergenerational theft -- and Joe Hockey is making it worse.