Hardly anyone believes that prices are really increasing by only 1.9% per year. The fault lies with us, and also the way the Bureau of Statistics adjusts prices for 'quality'.
Lifting the standards of rural and remote students to the those of urban students could boost the economy by 3.3%.
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.
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.
The mere possibility of increased online competition is restraining prices offline.
The share market jumped after Scott Morrison won the leadership, and for once the jump seems to mean something.
Immigration and light rail are both worthy topics of discussion, but it's time to discuss a new monetary policy framework.
Contagious populist ideology more than financial contagion should possibly scare us right now.
A big increase in employment but the unemployment is flat. Addressing this will be a challenge as all our options have downsides.
'Economic Growth, Technology and Structural Change' course by Associate Professor Peter Kriesler receives 'Ideas Worth Teaching' award.