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Economics and the economy

This section includes papers on the management of Queensland's economy.

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A gender lens on the 2021-22 federal budget

The National Foundation for Australian Women has released (24.5.21) a series of papers analysing this year's federal budget and its impact upon wom... More »

Budget splashes cash, with $17.7 billion for aged care and a pitch to women

Michelle Grattan writes in The Conversation (11.5.21) about the Coalition government's 2021-22 federal budget, highlighting its big-spendi... More »

What went right in the twentieth century

TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate, John Quiggin, writes in Inside Story (23.3.21) about the choices confronting Australia's leaders in... More »

Event: Panel discussion on 'The future of work'

The TJ Ryan Foundation is pleased to host its first event for the year with the Hon Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, ... More »

The economy can’t guarantee a job. It can guarantee a liveable income for other work

TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate, John Quiggin, writes in The Conversation (19.1.21) about the phasing out of the federal government'... More »

Labor borrows big to keep Queensland going but there are limits

Sean Parnell reports in InQueensland (1.12.20) on the long-awaied release of the Palaszczuk government's budget for 2020-21, revealin... More »

A gender lens on the 2020-21 federal budget

The National Foundation for Australian Women has released (18.10.20) a series of papers analysing this year's federal budget and its impact upon wo... More »

High-viz, narrow vision: federal budget overlooks the hardest hit in favour of the hardest hats

The Grattan Institute's Danielle Wood and colleagues write in The Conversation (7.10.20) about the Coalition's 2020 federal budget, arguin... More »

Australia’s economy was already weak - and the coronavirus pandemic has belted it into recession

Katharine Murphy reports in The Guardian (2.9.20) on the release of ABS data showing Australia’s economy had gone into recession in ... More »

No time for austerity

TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate, John Quiggin, writes in Inside Story (17.7.20) that governments should resist the 'easy' econo... More »

Event: Could Universal Basic Income work in Australia?

On Monday, 20 July 2020, The Brisbane Dialogues is hosting its second major event, with an expert panel exploring the propositio... More »

'The cliff': what happens when Australia's coronavirus stimulus runs out of road?

In the first entry of a new series in The Guardian examining the economic impact of the federal government's COVID-19 recovery spending, A... More »

Queensland government to bid for Virgin Australia to support state's tourism sector

Ben Butler reports in The Guardian (13.5.20) on the Palaszczuk government's attempts to secure the financial future of Virgin Australia an... More »

We need to plan for life after JobKeeper now. We need to make it portable

TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate John Quiggin writes in The Conversation (14.5.20) that many Australians are going to need some ... More »

Australians want industry, and they’d like it green. Steel is the place to start

Tony Wood and colleagues write in The Conversation (11.5.20) that Australia could secure a huge portion of the world's steel industry, and... More »

We have a right to expect government to do what markets cannot: social and economic protection for all of us

John Falzon comments in The Guardian (2.5.20) about the unequal economic impacts of COVID-19 in Australia, arguing that we must look ... More »

Australia’s post-war recovery program provides clues as to how to get out of this

TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate, John Quiggin, writes in The Conversation (2.4.20) about the federal government's economic response ... More »

Coronavirus is a health crisis spilling over into an economic meltdown - and it needs a smart response

The ABC's Ian Verrender writes (9.3.20) about the looming economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, suggesting the federal government needs to p... More »

This time is different: Australia’s tourist numbers may take years to recover

TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate, John Quiggin, writes in The Conversation (24.2.20) that, with Australia's tourism sector hit hard b... More »

Surplus before spending. Frydenberg’s risky MYEFO strategy

Stephen Bartos writes in The Conversation (16.12.19) about the federal government's MYEFO economic update, suggesting that treasurer ... More »

What if we measured the thing that matters most: “carbon productivity”

TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate, David Peetz, writes in The Conversation (25.10.19) that labour productivity doesn't matter as much ... More »

Declaration for the future of Queensland's rangelands

The Royal Society of Queensland and partner organisations AgForce and NRM Regions QLD have released a Declaration (20.8.19) regarding rural po... More »

There’s an obvious reason wages aren’t growing, but you won’t hear it from Treasury or the Reserve Bank

TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate, David Peetz, writes in The Conversation (9.9.19) that, after decades of research showing the l... More »

For the first time in a long time, we’re setting up a generation to be worse off than the one before it

Kate Griffiths and Danielle Wood write in The Conversation (18.8.19) about their new Grattan Institute report on intergenerational inequal... More »

Drought policy in Australia

In this paper (10.8.19), Ben Rees offers his impressions of questionable economics underpinning drought policy in Australia, in light of comments f... More »

 
 

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