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Uncertainty about energy prices and political dithering on company tax rates point to businesses waiting before investing heavily, while the shift to part-time employment continues in Australia, writes Richard Holden. 

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Inflation has been stubbornly low in Australia, and the RBA remains concerned about a high Australian dollar, writes Richard Holden.

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A generation – 25 years – of continuous economic growth in Australia, and some excellent central banking, has led to collective complacency, writes Richard Holden.

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We are still learning the rules of the “secularly stagnant” global economy, and where we might be headed, writes Richard Holden.

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Both the US and Australia face a global economy that is in deep, deep trouble, writes Richard Holden.

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The Shadow RBA Board recommends what the Reserve Bank should do, not predicts what it will do, writes James Morley.

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Despite a topsy turvy global economy, inflation has remained stable in Australia and we should expect more of the same, writes James Morley. 

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The Prime Minister is right to point out that the slowing Chinese economy is to blame for Australia's downturn. But his "end of the China boom" slogan only tells half the story, writes Geoffrey Garrett. 

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The banks are howling in protest but the new levy on bank deposits is a good idea that should have been introduced in 2008, writes Ross Buckley. 

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While the decline of the Australian dollar has been appreciable, there's no reason to think we're facing anything like the dire conditions of the Asian financial crisis 15 years ago, writes Geoffrey Garrett.

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