Economics

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The debate ought to be about whether we should have spent big. It was good that we did. But we need to "reload" and get the financial system under control.

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It is thought that it doesn't help much to cut official interest rates toward or beyond zero, and maybe it doesn't, but new research suggests the answer has a lot to do with the housing market.

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The mere possibility of increased online competition is restraining prices offline.

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The share market jumped after Scott Morrison won the leadership, and for once the jump seems to mean something.

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Immigration and light rail are both worthy topics of discussion, but it's time to discuss a new monetary policy framework.

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Contagious populist ideology more than financial contagion should possibly scare us right now.

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A big increase in employment but the unemployment is flat. Addressing this will be a challenge as all our options have downsides.

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'Economic Growth, Technology and Structural Change' course by Associate Professor Peter Kriesler receives 'Ideas Worth Teaching' award.

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The 2018 federal budget announced by Scott Morrison may be based on sound economics, but it is largely mundane in most areas.

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US President Donald Trump's war of words with China over trade tariffs may have been vandalous, but could yet prove somewhat productive.

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