India stands to economically benefit from the introduction of a Goods and Services Tax. Australia could also cash in.
Business Briefing: Abenomics fails to address Japan’s true woes.
The Japanese government needs to improve job security and address income inequality as "Abenomics" fails to deliver.
All economic data is pointing to disappointing global growth.
A new move away from petrol power could drive the global economy further than ever before.
The South African Reserve Bank has forecast zero percent growth for 2016. Some urgent steps are needed to get the country out of this hole.
The protest by Zimbabweans against police road blocks and banned imports highlights a new political economy that is rising on the back of informalisation of the economy.
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki remains a puzzle to many of his compatriots. A new book, ‘The Thabo Mbeki I know’, will help to understand him better.
Australia will have to adapt its tourism offerings to attract of growing market with changing expectations.
Innovation is not just about taking risks, but minimising and managing them.
Not only does higher education build the economy's skills and knowledge, but that it pays for itself and much else many times over.
Not enough time is set aside in the curriculum to teach young people economic literacy.
Business Briefing: Zombie measures, crackdowns and Brexit worries.
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As the world tries to get a handle on what a Brexit means, D-Day looms for both Labor and the Coalition.
The Coalition says it has costed its additional expenditure and will deliver $2.3 billion in savings, in contrast to Labor.
George Osborne has sought to reassure markets, but the referendum result has sparked a chain of painful events at a time when Britain has no means to protect itself.
For an election that is supposed to be based on who will manage the economy better, the debate has been disappointing.
Most voters suspect that whoever wins government, they will soon declare that “the economy is not as strong as we had hoped or been led to believe” – and that promises will need to be broken.
The adverse impact of the resources bust is still there, but the figures suggest the economy tracking at or above its potential.
Scott Morrison and Chris Bowen kept to their lines, but both ignored Australia's most compelling economic issue.
Both parties are proposing to spend more on education, yet there is no guarantee that either will lift outcomes substantially.
Over the next ten years, 40% of jobs are predicted to disappear. Universities will be essential to helping people reskill, upskill and reinvent their jobs.