New research: Abbott and Turnbull the worst economic managers since Menzies  A new report from the Australia Institute shows that on a range of measures, the performance under the current government has been worse than that under Gillard

New research: Abbott and Turnbull the worst economic managers since Menzies

New research: Abbott and Turnbull the worst economic managers since Menzies A new report from the Australia Institute shows that on a range of measures, the performance under the current government has been worse than that under Gillard

To Save The Economy, We Have To Break Its One Sacred Rule We must stop worshiping the false god of GDP growth.

To Save The Economy, We Have To Break Its One Sacred Rule We must stop worshiping the false god of GDP growth.

The rethinking has been going on for quite a while internationally, from Thomas Piketty through to the major international economic institutions. And it turns the old consensus on its head – arguing that rising inequality harms growth, that smart social spending is not the kindly thing governments do after they raise the revenue, but rather a first order revenue-boosting exercise in itself, and asserting that governments need to intervene more to get their economies through this economic…

A shift in political thinking is giving Labor a sense of purpose

The rethinking has been going on for quite a while internationally, from Thomas Piketty through to the major international economic institutions. And it turns the old consensus on its head – arguing that rising inequality harms growth, that smart social spending is not the kindly thing governments do after they raise the revenue, but rather a first order revenue-boosting exercise in itself, and asserting that governments need to intervene more to get their economies through this economic…

Dutton's warning of economic Armageddon under Labor is embarrassingly wrong  Despite the immigration minister’s extraordinary claims, all the persuasive evidence shows investors won’t flee if Labor wins the election

Dutton's warning of economic Armageddon under Labor won't cause investors to flee

Dutton's warning of economic Armageddon under Labor is embarrassingly wrong Despite the immigration minister’s extraordinary claims, all the persuasive evidence shows investors won’t flee if Labor wins the election

“They didn’t set the economy up for the future and some of the policies they introduced have … been ticking time bombs. They squandered the opportunity the economic good times provided for further reform, and we’re paying for that now.”

“They didn’t set the economy up for the future and some of the policies they introduced have … been ticking time bombs. They squandered the opportunity the economic good times provided for further reform, and we’re paying for that now.”

Economic growth more likely when wealth distributed to poor instead of rich  for maintaining a progressive income tax structure and targeting welfare payments to those most in need is overwhelming

Economic growth more likely when wealth distributed to poor instead of rich

Economic growth more likely when wealth distributed to poor instead of rich for maintaining a progressive income tax structure and targeting welfare payments to those most in need is overwhelming

Over and above whether negative gearing or capital gains tax benefit the wealthy (they do) the real issue is what the tax policy has done to the economy

How negative gearing replaced the great Australian dream and distorted the economy

Over and above whether negative gearing or capital gains tax benefit the wealthy (they do) the real issue is what the tax policy has done to the economy

House prices won't fall if negative gearing is restricted to new properties and the capital gains discount halved, a majority of economists say.

House prices won't fall if negative gearing is restricted to new properties and the capital gains discount halved, a majority of economists say.

A further downturn in China would leave Australia at risk, without sufficient tools to avoid a recession, one of Australia's leading forecasters says.

A further downturn in China would leave Australia at risk, without sufficient tools to avoid a recession, one of Australia's leading forecasters says.

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