Australia now has a real productivity crisis. So where's the wailing and gnashing of teeth that accompanied the fake crisis claimed to have happened under Labor?
What is going to happen when China's sharemarkets reopen? Plus other business tidbits of the day.
Guess what's happening to labour productivity, despite what Michaelia Cash would have you believe? Plus other business tidbits of the day.
The business community's reaction to the Productivity Commission report on industrial relations demonstrates the profound denialism and greed of that sector.
One of the key challenges of economic reform is measuring productivity properly -- something we fail to do at the moment, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
A new Productivity Commission puts claims about a productivity crisis in context -- and suggests politicians should think small when it comes to infrastructure, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
The state of retail isn't as bad as business likes to make out -- and any fault lies with governments and poor management as much as high labour costs, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
The Productivity Commission shows that fixing our multi-factor productivity performance will take a lot of work.
Despite the shortened parliamentary year, politics still served up both policy successes and duds in 2013. Crikey reviews the year of parliamentary and bureaucratic activity in Canberra.
The "no sitting" rule at a major WA gas project suggests our national productivity drive is seriously off track. Governments should be investing in helping business do better.