This is an abridged version of an article which appeared in Australian Options, Spring 2014. US President Harry Truman famously pleaded in vain for a one handed economist; an economist that Read More
29 Jan 2015 in Budget
Chifley Research Centre Executive Director Michael Cooney discussing topical issues like the Budget debt myth, Tony Abbott's broken promises, the Mining Resource Rent Tax, and "ending the age of entitlement".
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We shouldn't allow the usual argy bargy about budget-week 'winners' and 'losers' obscure Australia's overall economic and budgetary successes. Jim's article was first published by The Drum Opinion on 13 May Read More
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