Economic issues overseas could be more important for the Australian economy than domestic factors - in the next few months at least.
A panel of UNSW Business School experts have assessed the 2018 federal budget - the major items and the details. The roundtable discussion was streamed live, and is available for viewing now.
Professor Richard Holden, UNSW Business School, explains why the budget was boring - but good.
Politicians are gaming the system politicians when they pull good news forward and push bad news back, writes Richard Holden.
The 2018 federal budget announced by Scott Morrison may be based on sound economics, but it is largely mundane in most areas.
The impact of ASIC and APRA's response to the findings of the banking royal commission could be a gamechanger in 2018.
Australia may be celebrating 103 quarters without a recession, but the figures may not be quite as rosy as they first appear.
While US President Donald Trump is now being advised by a heterodox economist, the effects of the ongoing trade war with China may take time to become evident.
US President Donald Trump's war of words with China over trade tariffs may have been vandalous, but could yet prove somewhat productive.
The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in the Swiss resort town of Davos has become a bit like the Academy Awards but it remains important for the Australian economy, writes Richard Holden.