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Where governments are invested in providing services exclusively to some special group, anyone should have (unsubsidised) access to them.
by Nicholas Gruen - 16/01/2019 - 4 comments
The Labor Party is tipped to back a new 'robot tax' which flies in the face of human progress and promises to constrain the ever-rising living standards the past few hundred years have brought us.
by Cian Hussey - 14/01/2019 - 18 comments
The United States has not made matters easy for the Apple bottom line in its trade war spat with Beijing.
by Binoy Kampmark - 10/01/2019 - 2 comments
Labor's two-pronged housing affordability package has them rowing the same boat in both directions, expending a lot of taxpayer dollars and going nowhere.
by Graham Young - 9/01/2019 - 4 comments
In December, Saudi Arabia slashed oil exports by roughly 500,000 bpd, according to Bloomberg.
The world economy will continue to produce healthy growth in 2019. We are ending 2018 with equities markets that are undervalued both in the US and in Australia.
by Michael Knox - 28/12/2018 - 24 comments
If the Government’s financial statements were subject to the same rules as a private company, Treasurer Frydenberg and Finance Minister Cormann would be at risk of going to jail.
by David Leyonhjelm - 27/12/2018 - 9 comments
In recent days the equity market has appeared to take fright at a change in the difference between the yield US long term interest rates and the yield on short term us interest rates.
by Michael Knox - 21/12/2018 - 4 comments
Despite emerging acknowledgement of the miserable failure of neoliberalism, at least in some circles, it will carry on as a dominant force in western ideology and policy formation.
by Rob Stewart - 20/12/2018 - 6 comments
If government spending was halved, this would allow taxes to be almost halved as well, leaving a modest surplus to pay down the Government’s appalling debt.
by David Leyonhjelm - 13/12/2018 - 8 comments
To cut and push up prices or not to cut and preserve market share, this is the question that Saudi Arabia is facing.
by Irina Slav - 5/12/2018 - 3 comments
First, there is a need for a new narrative. From 1901 to the late 1970s, the prevailing view was that government should have a dominant role in the economy.
by Keith Suter - 28/11/2018 - 6 comments


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