Richard Holden

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The Australian housing market is now in a shallow decline, but the issue of interest only mortagages could still send it off a cliff.

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Attacks on neoliberalism, even for the right reasons, risk throwing out what is good about liberalism.

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Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has effectively ruled out an interest rate rise until wage growth tops 3%.

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Italy's economy is verging on bankrupt and its election results have dealt a hammer blow to the prospects of fixing things. The best option, financially at least, may be to put someone else at the helm.

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Economic issues overseas could be more important for the Australian economy than domestic factors - in the next few months at least.

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A panel of UNSW Business School experts have assessed the 2018 federal budget - the major items and the details. The roundtable discussion was streamed live, and is available for viewing now.

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Professor Richard Holden, UNSW Business School, explains why the budget was boring - but good.

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Politicians are gaming the system politicians when they pull good news forward and push bad news back, writes Richard Holden.

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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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The impact of ASIC and APRA's response to the findings of the banking royal commission could be a gamechanger in 2018.

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