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Other state governments should not copy this misguided tax, which will stymie development and push up house prices.
by Graham Young - 10/06/2021 - 7 comments
Business investment has since sunk to a historical low of around 10 per cent of GDP. The budget papers anticipate an anaemic 1.5 per cent increase in business investment next year.
by Alan Moran - 19/05/2021 - 12 comments
What is the point of giving taxpayers’ money to those with such high incomes?
by David Leyonhjelm - 14/05/2021 - 31 comments
Wealth advisors deal directly with the basic questions of life because wealth now underpins much of what happens in life.
by Keith Suter - 13/05/2021 - 9 comments
Despite the group's relative success at curbing oil production to prevent excess oil inventories from ballooning before the market fully recovers, India's booming case counts have prevented oil prices from a quicker recovery.
by Julieanne Geiger - 13/05/2021 - 1 comment
Economics has traditionally been based on prioritizing scarcity and allocation. Now we seem to be moving to an era of abundance (if not over-supply).
by Keith Suter - 16/04/2021 - 7 comments
The EU has long sought to impose its carbon dioxide abatement policies on the rest of the world. A major setback to this was the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009.
by Alan Moran - 1/04/2021 - 43 comments
Policies on offer in 2021 are determined from within a corporatist economic system which has a very different structure of influence to the post World War II mixed economic system based upon the economics of John Maynard Keynes.
by Ben Rees - 30/03/2021 - 2 comments
Vaclav Smil, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba, has written a clear and accessible article suggesting that 2050 is far too soon a target-year for all of this to take place.
by Don Aitkin - 29/03/2021 - 16 comments
The orgy of government spending, however, is problematic because you cannot keep unprofitable businesses afloat indefinitely.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 18/03/2021 - 8 comments
CBDs will probably have fewer people working in them than the previous 2016 Census, and this may last for some years. Should this be cause for alarm?
by Ross Elliott - 10/03/2021 - 3 comments
The Guardian reports that after over 20 years of 'efficiency dividends' almost $10 billion a year has effectively been ripped out of the Aged Care budget.
by Tristan Ewins - 9/03/2021 - 13 comments


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