Governments are addicted to tax revenue from harmful activities. It is stopping them from doing what is in society's best interests.
UNSW Business School experts have analysed the government's pre-election budget in the annual BusinessThink Budget Briefing.
Peter Costello's Future Fund is funding the apparent elimination of government debt.
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.
Josh Frydenberg wants to leave mortgage broker commissions unchanged for three years. It's hard to see why.
The treasurer says 2018 was a year of two halves, but there were signs of a downturn well before mid year.
Australia has not been in recession for 27 years. Here's a reminder of the basics.
Stalling consumer spending is a major factor behind this morning's figures, says UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.
Big plans are all well and good, but it pays to think carefully how much red ink we should be willing to accept.
Back in 2008, Australia got lucky. We are unlikely to get lucky again when the seemingly unending economic growth finally ends.