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Economics and the economy

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

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There’s zero public demand for fighter planes ... but we'll spend $12bn anyway

Jeff Sparrow writes in The Guardian of 24 April 2014:  'Ordinary Australians might not care about the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter acquisition, b... More »

Federal Budget 2014: Truthfulness, democracy and human 'data points'

Michael Cooney (Chifley Foundation), Adam Creighton (Economics correspondent for The Australian), and journalist Mike Seccombe, appear on The Drum,... More »

Clive Palmer writes in The Guardian of May 19, 2014, about the Federal budget 'for lobbyists and Liberal Party donors'

Clive Palmer of the Palmer United Party (PUP) writes in the Guardian Australia that while Tony Abbott's ministers enjoy cigars, expensive dinners a... More »

Professor John Quiggin on the 2014 Federal Budget 'for the 1 per cent'

No progress on tax avoidance, no sign that Australia will responsibly lead the G20, no reform of expensive concessions to the wealthy: this Budget ... More »

Professor Tim Robinson: 'A splendid or a happy land?'

This paper by Emeritus Professor Tim Robinson suggests an alternative to the current direction in which the ALP is h... More »

Laura Eadie, Centre for Policy Development: 'All boom, no benefit?

Laura Eadie argues in The Conversation that Queensland must chart a new course toward reliable, sustainable and equitably distributed growth &ndash... More »

Professor Roger Scott: 'Economic rationalism' - UK May 2014

TJ Ryan Foundation Executive Director Roger Scott reports on the UK newspapers, finding  uncanny similarities between Queensland and the UK&rs... More »

Laura Eadie writes about the significant potential risks from port duplication in Queensland

In November 2013, Laura Eadie argued, on the Centre for Policy Development website, that surplus port capacity puts Queensland at competitive disad... More »

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