Without academic freedom and rule of law it’s hard to see how China’s economy can continue to grow so fast.
The US debt ceiling is a form of self-delusion: a limit imposed on a borrower by the borrower itself. Australia had one until the Coalition and the Greens abolished it.
Latest underemployment and labour force figures underscore gender inequalities and suggest disadvantages are passing to future generations.
Chinese authorities have an intriguing, if troubling, option in handling the Evergrande crisis.
Without appropriate support, it’s more likely people will break COVID restrictions, for example go to work, or gather in family groups for support.
Governments are spending at unprecedented levels. Where does this money come from, and are governments saddling young people with too much debt?
OzSAGE's first recommendations deal with ventilation and the measures that will have to accompany widespread vaccination.
Australia could again fall into the trap of false economies by opening up too soon.
Australia is not yet seeing the level of business closures predicted for when JobKeeper and other support measures ended, say UNSW Business academics.
Findings from UNSW research highlight different age groups urgently need targeted mental health responses.