The IMF wants government intervention on climate change. It's now abundantly clear Australia's climate policies are at odds with even the most conservative approach to economic management.
Some economists have begun to compare the current recession and recovery with a 'K,' while others see a 'V.' Which is it, and what does it mean?
There is a growing lament in Australia that politicians let us down. But the lesson from the pandemic is that we, the people, have the power to change our economy and politics for a better future.
More than half of the allocated funds will go towards making 'digital government' easier to do business with.
More than 70% of New Zealanders agree that industries receiving substantial financial assistance as part of the COVID-19 recovery should be required to lower their carbon emissions.
Digitising healthcare and exporting more sustainable protein alternatives are just some ideas that could help Australia's economy return to form.
The fallout from COVID-19 for housing and homelessness just adds to the urgency of fixing the long-standing ills of the housing market. The well-being of Australia's economy and people depends on it.
With a bit of political vision, risk-taking and a national strategy led by government, Australia too can kickstart investment in the post-COVID recovery.
Investing more in cycling and walking would boost both physical and economic health, with a typical return of $5 for every $1 spent on cycling infrastructure.
Collaboration is better than competition when it comes to making markets do what we want in an economic crisis.
The oil and gas industry was in trouble before the pandemic hit, but now it faces potential collapse. A majority of Canadians want the federal government to invest in a 'green recovery.'
A law to fast-track development consents is being fast-tracked itself. Before it's too late, politicians should insist on greater protection against long-term environmental damage.
President Buhari's Post COVID-19 economic recovery plan is neither novel nor ground-breaking.
Building a greener economy starts at home.
Nigeria's post COVID-19 economic recovery plan appears to be a good start. But the government’s plan leaves a lot to be desired.
PODCAST: The third part of a series from The Anthill Podcast on how the world recovered from major crises throughout history focuses on the recovery after 1918.
There is a case to be made for a new Commonwealth agency to lead the recovery effort, built on the model of the Department of Post-War Reconstruction after the second world war.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, regional Australia needs local government to emulate the example of the local councils that brought prosperity to North Queensland after the second world war.
Māori knowledge, memory and cultural strength will only enhance New Zealand's economic recovery planning – if they are listened to.
New Zealand's 2020 "pandemic budget" should shift spending priorities towards a flexible and targeted approach to economic recovery.