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Topic: jobs growth
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/James Ross)

The GDP is in the gutter — expect the rest of the economy to follow

It's increasingly evident that we've reelected a PM and government who have delivered the slowest economic growth in a decade. Not that you'd know it from listening to them.

Stagnant wages, stagnant economy — when will jobs start stagnating too?

The federal election might ensure that jobs growth stays strong for another month — but eventually it will succumb to gravity.

(Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

What Morrison gets wrong on jobs growth

Crikey readers discuss Scott Morrison's spurious employment figures, Kevin Andrews, and public art.

Frydenberg spruiks jobs numbers while ignoring female underemployment

The government can shout about strong jobs growth, but it completely ignores that underemployment among women has remained high for decades.

Jobs data shows how heavily we’re relying on health and education

Healthcare and education provided much of the strong jobs growth in 2017, but it's slowed right down this year. Will we see a permanent transition away from these key sectors?

Have other countries created jobs by cutting company tax?

Turnbull claims handing billions of dollars back to shareholders of the largest foreign corporations will encourage them to invest and generate more jobs. Is there any evidence this works?