Richard Holden

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Governments are addicted to tax revenue from harmful activities. It is stopping them from doing what is in society's best interests.

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UNSW Business School experts have analysed the government's pre-election budget in the annual BusinessThink Budget Briefing.

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Peter Costello's Future Fund is funding the apparent elimination of government debt.

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What if we were part-paid in something that was like shares in the firm we worked for, except better? It might give us better pay rises.

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Josh Frydenberg wants to leave mortgage broker commissions unchanged for three years. It's hard to see why.

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The treasurer says 2018 was a year of two halves, but there were signs of a downturn well before mid year.

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Australia has not been in recession for 27 years. Here's a reminder of the basics.

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Stalling consumer spending is a major factor behind this morning's figures, says UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.

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Big plans are all well and good, but it pays to think carefully how much red ink we should be willing to accept.

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Back in 2008, Australia got lucky. We are unlikely to get lucky again when the seemingly unending economic growth finally ends.

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