Richard Holden

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When the Reserve Bank considers the numbers around inflation, it knows it has little choice but to act, says Professor Richard Holden.

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The media loves a victim, but sympathy for someone who won't spend what they've got because they're saving for their children is taking it too far.

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Inflation has barely been within the Governor Philip Lowe's target band his entire time in office. Zero inflation means he should cut now, before the election.

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When the Australian cricket team got caught in a ball-tampering racket, there were consequences. Our politicians do something similar, but get a pass.

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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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