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The Lockdown Depression is rushing towards us. Many in politics, media and industry are digging the hole deeper.
by Viv Forbes - 26/05/2020 - 6 comments
In the world, the number of people dying each year from car crashes, is more than one million.
by David Hale - 19/05/2020 - 15 comments
There are strong disincentives to exploring Australian economic issues, in contrast to other social science disciplines.
by Tony Makin - 14/05/2020 - 2 comments
For decades the major parties have deliberately kept the immigration issue off the political agenda and keep the migrant intake at supercharged levels.
by Alex Walsh - 13/05/2020 - 20 comments
The budget outlay was about 4.4 billion in 2019. The doubling of rent assistance to 8.8 billion would still be less than many other benefits.
by David Hale - 12/05/2020 - 11 comments
Separating the diverse functions of money removes the conflicts that can arise between them.
by Shann Turnbull - 8/05/2020 - 14 comments
The Chinese economy is almost back to full production, based on the view that they have already overcome the pandemic.
by Michael Knox - 5/05/2020 - 18 comments
Editors and corporations don't want the media agenda fixed and focused, on the incalculable damage the virus is wreaking.
by Malcolm King - 27/04/2020 - 14 comments
The US economy will have a large drop in GDP this year but a dramatic acceleration to over 6% next year
by Michael Knox - 23/04/2020 - 3 comments
Once the coronavirus disaster ends or wanes, Australia will face difficult economic times for many years because of its growing debt.
by Chris Lewis - 23/04/2020 - 9 comments
So, on behalf of older Australians, I want to suggest that this plan be implemented as a matter of urgency and that we be given significant work to do to ensure that recovery is achieved quickly.
by Everald Compton - 20/04/2020 - 45 comments
A plausible upper bound scenario would see Australia’s private consumption collapse by up to 20 per cent on 2019 levels (total $1.1 trillion) which would represent a loss of $220 billion to GDP.
by Flavio Romano - 17/04/2020 - 7 comments


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