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Friday, 29 January 2016

What makes companies in one country so much more productive than in another?

In the 1950s, Ghana was twice as rich as South Korea. Sixty years later South Korea’s income is more than ten times higher than Ghana’s. by Francis Teal

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

NSW economy still outperforming the rest of Australia: Report

The latest CommSec State of the States report suggests the mining boom is well and truly over. by Ronelle Richards

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Nine business bets for our emerging digital economy

Every year we think we have reached the peak and then following year comes, paling everything before it. by Marek Kowalkiewicz

Monday, 18 January 2016

Why low numeracy and literacy rates are hurting SMEs

The diminishing level of foundation skills in the workforce is driving down small business productivity. by Ronelle Richards

Monday, 11 January 2016

Retail boosted by Christmas sales as sporting good retailers outrun the pack

Sporting goods retailers enjoyed a very merry Christmas with a 14% jump in December sales from the previous year. by Ronelle Richards

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

What low interest rates have done for the world – and the likely effects of a rise

With the US Federal Reserve seemingly set on raising interest rates, it's time to consider the implications of the post-GFC period of low rates coming to an end. by W David McCausland

Budget deficit expected to hit $37.4 billion

Federal revenues have fallen by $2.3 billion since the Abbott government's budget handed down in May. by Broede Carmody

Monday, 14 December 2015

Why it is time for a 'no BS' pledge when it comes to MYEFO forecasts

We'll soon get the official update on the budget's position. And it is unlikely to be pretty. by Richard Holden

Thursday, 10 December 2015

COSBOA calls on all politicians to urgently reform the vocational training sector and empower local economies

The need to boost the number of apprenticeships and the quality of vocational education and training (VET) are just some of the recommendations to come out of COSBOA’s MicroEconomic Challenge in Sydney yesterday. by Broede Carmody
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