Over the past year, the number of people unemployed has increased by just over 100,000; over the past two years, the number has increased by 166,500.
The Abbott Government’s proposal for a work for the dole scheme is yet another win for economic zealotry over proven policy reform.
The Australian economy is entering its 24th year without a recession, as we move into the second half of 2014.
It is rare in Australia to see falls in real wages but in the last six months the annual rate of inflation has been higher than the rate at which…
Get set for a change in rhetoric from Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his government on the performance of the economy.
Let’s get over our obsession with the budget surplus and AAA rating and invest in the future.
The economy has started 2014 on a strong footing, although there remain quite divergent trends within the changing composition of that growth.
In the move to a budget surplus, how much is Joe Hockey’s prowess as Treasurer and how much is trickery?
Interest rates in Australia are about to increase, perhaps by quite a lot.
From an economic perspective, there has been a very disconcerting start to Tony Abbott’s Prime Ministership.
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