With the government taking on record debt in a bid to pull Australia out of recession, infrastructure-related spending must be carefully managed, says UNSW Business School.
New rules will allow insolvent small businesses to keep trading rather than go straight into administration.
Professor Kristy Muir, CEO at the Centre for Social Impact, says the 2018 federal budget did not include enough for vulnerable members of our society.
Professor Helen Christensen, Director of the Black Dog Institute, reacts to the 2018 federal budget
Australia may be celebrating 103 quarters without a recession, but the figures may not be quite as rosy as they first appear.
Usman W. Chohan examines whether the Australian Charter of Budget Honesty could benefit other countries, including Canada.
Some seem to think the RBA is bullish on growth, but reading between the lines it seems to be hedging, writes Richard Holden.
From the outset, economic history was against Greece joining the Euro, writes Ross Buckley.
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.
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.