The 2018 federal budget announced by Scott Morrison may be based on sound economics, but it is largely mundane in most areas.
US President Donald Trump's war of words with China over trade tariffs may have been vandalous, but could yet prove somewhat productive.
Bill Shorten’s proposal to triple anti-dumping penalties demonstrates a misunderstanding of dumping and its impact on the economy. It also misunderstands when anti-dumping measures may be lawfully applied and to what extent.
As artists turn to crowdfunding their projects, Usman W. Chohan warns that we should be cautious about viewing it as a means of supplanting government support for the arts.
Business conditions aren't translating to confidence, despite growing profits and jobs, writes Richard Holden.
Housing credit is still propping up lending in Australia while the US economy goes from strength to strength, writes Richard Holden.
Usman W. Chohan examines whether the Australian Charter of Budget Honesty could benefit other countries, including Canada.
Richard Holden explains why central banks can't deal with simultaneous low unemployment and inflation.
There are signs our frothy housing market, combined with rising interest rates, could have serious consequences for our economy, writes Richard Holden.
Data released this week in Australia and the United States showed continued strength – or at least a lack of weakness – in consumer spending and unemployment, writes Richard Holden.