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Usman W. Chohan examines whether the Australian Charter of Budget Honesty could benefit other countries, including Canada.

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Some seem to think the RBA is bullish on growth, but reading between the lines it seems to be hedging, writes Richard Holden.

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From the outset, economic history was against Greece joining the Euro, writes Ross Buckley.

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Advocates for unlimited debt – public or private – have failed to make their case, or even shown how it is possible without a breakdown of society, writes Peter Swan.

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In the lead up to the budget, the story of crisis has been hammered home, but there’s more to a country than its structural deficit. So how is Australia doing overall, asks Raja Junankar.

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Any big cuts to the CSIRO's budget put at risk the fundamental research that is critical for future innovation, writes Ben McNeil.

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Cutting taxes quietly for business and the wealthy and hoping for jobs and growth is good politics, but there will be a price paid for fiscal profligacy, writes Geoffrey Garrett. 

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Tax reform being called for by the Business Council of Australia can only happen if politics and vested interests are put aside, writes Dale Boccabella.

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Australian personal taxpayers overwhelmingly support the need for reform of the personal tax system, according to a new survey conducted by the Australian School of Taxation (Atax) at UNSW.

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