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Economics and the economy

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

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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 »

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 »

There’s a reason you’re feeling no better off than 10 years ago. Here’s what HILDA says about well-being

Peter Martin writes in The Conversation (30.7.19) about the latest findings from the University of Melbourne's Household, Income and Labou... More »

Inequality is growing, but it is also changing as Australia’s super rich evolve

Salvatore Ferraro writes in The Conversation (15.7.19) about the increasing inequality between the richer and poorer members of Australian... More »

A rising tide that hasn’t lifted all boats

Peter Whiteford writes in Inside Story (29.5.19) about continually widening inequality in Australia, arguing that the evidence shows our s... More »

Event: 'Webtopia' book launch

The TJ Ryan Foundation extends an invitation to our subscribers to attend the Brisbane book launch of Peter Lewis' 'Webtopia'. The book traces... More »

Event: 2019 Keith Hancock Lecture - The Future of Work

On Wednesday, 22 May 2019, TJ Ryan Foundation Research Associate, Professor John Quiggin, will present his 2019 Keith Hancock Lecture on 'The ... More »

Expect tax cuts and an emptying of the cupboards in a budget cleanout as the billions roll in

Warren Hogan writes in The Conversation (26.3.19) that, ahead of the Morrison government's budget package, royalty and taxation revenue ha... More »

Ultra low wage growth isn’t accidental. It is the intended outcome of government policies

TJ Ryan Foundation Board member, John Quiggin, writes in The Conversation (18.3.19) about an inadvertent 'admission' by Finance Minister, ... More »

Gender equity - the way things are going, we won’t reach true parity until the 22nd century

Rebecca Cassels and Alan Duncan write in The Conversation (8.3.19) about the prospects in Australia for closer gender equity in the workpl... More »

The workplace challenge facing Australia (spoiler alert – it’s not technology)

Sarah Kaine writes in The Conversation (27.2.19) about the low wage growth and job insecurity currently troubling the Australian labour fo... More »

TJ Ryan Foundation 5th anniversary event

Join the TJ Ryan Foundation for an early evening seminar to mark our fifth anniversary. Addressing the theme, 'The Impact of Inequality in Queensla... More »

Banking Royal Commission: Hayne gets the government to do a U-turn

Peter Martin writes in The Conversation (4.2.19) about the findings of the Hayne Royal Commission into the banking and finance sector, sug... More »

 
 

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