You want to look as if you’ve put in a bit of effort, but don’t want to blow the budget. Here are some top tips of what to take to Christmas.
A return to debt sustainability will create room for African policy makers to stave off risks to the post-pandemic recovery.
Women have been affected by the pandemic more than men in many ways. Policies should reflect this.
Ghana remains heavily dependent on primary commodity exports for foreign exchange earnings.
New York City’s municipal budget relies heavily on the property taxes of extremely high-value real estate. That drives gentrification and distorts local policy in other ways that hurt residents.
The latest release from the National Archives reveals how the Howard government managed a budget deficit, and presents a striking contrast with the Abbott government’s framing of the 2013 budget.
Labor’s plan to axe franking credit refunds has reignited debate over the income and wealth of older Australians.
NATSEM analysis of Treasury data shows most of the benefits of the 2024-25 cuts are implemented flow to high income earners.
Even though this year’s budget is pretty good politics and reasonable economics, on almost every front, it is a missed opportunity to be bold.
There’s never been a better time for tax reform. But as governments have tried (and stumbled) over the years the burden has shifted to individual taxpayers and the latest budget looks no different.
The modelling shows that Coalition governments tend to be much more fiscally conservative in their tax and welfare policies than Labor governments.
According to a new study, there’s a big gap between how much we think we spend on eating out and how much we’re actually spending.
As states begin to plan budgets, the future of Obamacare is still undecided. A former Ohio state senator explains how budget directors are bracing for billions of dollars in shortfalls.
African countries are bound by continental law to put aside funds for the protection of women’s rights, but very few have managed to put their gender-budgeting guidelines into practice
Modern monetary theory is gaining traction in a global economic environment that defies the efforts of policymakers to restore growth.
Next year GDP will grow at the second-slowest rate in 16 years, according to MYEFO. This has big implications for unemployment and the deficit.
Economist Ross Guest unpacks some of the key numbers in the government’s mid year budget update, with seven charts.
While MYEFO discussion focuses on the budget deficit, experts say it also serves as a stark reminder of the need for bigger policy ideas in Canberra.
Kenya’s university budgets are a closed book – and this lack of transparency is bad for institutions and the country as a whole.
Health was not the priority in South Africa’s budget this year - more pressing issues took centre stage.