Pushing up interest rates due to current Australia unemployment figures and historical economic theories may de dangerous.
Lifting the standards of rural and remote students to the those of urban students could boost the economy by 3.3%.
The Reserve Bank is worried that a further tightening of lending standards could take the air out of the housing bubble very quickly. Here's the way it could happen.
Australia's unemployment rate may have to fall much more before we see any wages growth.
The changing economic landscape, and advances in technology, bring progress and unprecedented challenges for a new generation wondering what their careers will look like, says UNSW Business School’s Professor Richard Holden.
The banking royal commission's most enduring legacy might be the cancer of too much caution throughout the financial services sector.
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.
We are getting closer to being able to apply private sector rigour to the examination of public sector projects with social benefits.
GDP figures released this week showed the nation has experienced a growth spurt - but will it last?