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Michael Keating. Part 1 The Budget and what it means for Australia’s Future

Each day this week I will be running a series of blogs by Michael Keating on the Budget and its repercussions. The posts will be  Australia’s Fiscal Challenge The Budget and our Values A Better Alternate Budget Structure Taxation Federalism … Continue reading

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An Excel coding error with tragic consequences. John Menadue

 In 2010, just after the Greek financial crisis, two respected conservative Harvard economists, Reinhart and Rogoff, published a paper ‘Growth in a time of debt’ that said that once debt exceeded 90% of GDP, economic growth drops off sharply. Their … Continue reading

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