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Our big cities are engines of inequality, so how do we fix that?

By Somwrita Sarkar, Peter Phibbs and Roderick Simpson, University of Sydney Australia’s global cities are a very large part of the nation’s economic success, but they are...
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The Australian regions with the fastest growing consumer spending revealed

Customer spending is growing faster in regional areas than in big Australian cities, and businesses that operate pubs and accommodation services have benefited from...
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Should all 25-year-olds get a grant to start their own business?

Australia’s youngest workers are wary of the uncertain financial and political landscape facing them, and one suggestion to address these worries is to give...
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Why consumers won’t react to higher interest rates the way they used to

By Katherine Hunt, Griffith University The Reserve Bank kept interest rates at a record low of 1.5% on Tuesday. Such low rates create economic uncertainty—and if...
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The search for an economic solution for South Australia

By John Spoehr, Flinders University In September 2016, South Australia was buffeted by the most ferocious storm in half a century. Apocalyptic clouds gathered as thousands...
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The push for a Commonwealth trading bloc further politicises free trade

By Giovanni Di Lieto, Monash University A UK-based lobby group has come up with an idea that has been endorsed by Australian and British politicians alike—a...
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Sport is more than just a fringe player in Australia’s economy

By Bob Stewart, Victoria University In strictly statistical terms, the Australian sport and physical recreation sector is a “fringe player” in the national economic game. In...
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Global productivity is slowing down: Three possible explanations

By Roy Green, University of Technology Sydney and Renu Agarwal, University of Technology Sydney There is a wide recognition by economists and policy-makers that “the large...
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May confirms it’ll be a hard Brexit: What that means for EU trade

By Billy Melo Araujo, Queen's University Belfast Theresa May has confirmed that the UK intends to leave the European Union’s single market and customs union. The...
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Unpaid work experience is widespread but some are missing out: Study

By Damian Oliver, Andrew Stewart, Anne Hewitt and Paula McDonald Most young Australians undertake unpaid work experience as part of their education or training, to maintain entitlements to social...
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