Text size Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook

Economics and the economy

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

Displaying 151 - 175 of 227 items

 
Items per page

Road users must pay, sooner rather than later

Michael de Percy writes in The Conversation (17.6.15) that the idea of motorists paying for the roads they use beyond tolls, fuel excise o... More »

Per Capita tax survey 2015

'Australia has witnessed a remarkable shift in public attitudes to public spending and tax over the last two years. We no longer feel overtaxed. We... More »

How 'fair' was it? See ACOSS response to 2015 Federal budget

'While the 2015-16 Budget delivered welcome new investment in early childhood education and care and charted a fairer path on pension reform, the c... More »

It's the revenue stupid: ideas for a brighter budget

Paper by Matt Grudoff, for the Australia Institute, 5.5.15, suggests:

'The government has claimed there are no alternatives to its... More »

Gladstone steel plant a step closer

More »

Intergenerational Report: experts comment

In The Conversation (6.3.15), John Buchanan (Workplace Research Centre, Sydney University); Alan Pears AM (Sustainable Energy & C... More »

Intergenerational Report: superannuation missing from narrative

Michael William Blissenden writes in The Conversation (6.3.15):

'The 2015 Report notes that around 70% of people of Age Pension age were re... More »

Nothing is easier than to make a forecast look scary

John Quiggin writes in The Guardian (6.2.15) that the idea that budget deficits constitute ‘robbing our children’ remains... More »

Queensland's biggest economic challenge isn't debt - it's growth

In The Conversation (17.2.15) Professor Fabrizio Carmignani writes an open letter to the new Premier:

‘Dear Premier Palaszczuk, As yo... More »

Time to slay some sacred cows

Michael Gill argues in Inside Story (13.2.15) that there are better ways of dealing with the federal budget deficit that would also boost ... More »

Turning headwinds into tailwinds: the economy can correct course

Professor Stephen King writes in The Conversation (10.2.15) that Australia can adjust to the end of the resources boom:

'Our ... More »

Governments paying the price for 'do it now or die' approach to reform

Professor Flavio Menezes writes in The Conversation (9.2.15) that ' ... it is now well understood that there is no budget emergency. ... More »

Political distrust and the future of neo-liberalism

'The signs of increasing political discontent are widespread as voters reject the increasingly problematic neo-liberal policies. Therefore, there i... More »

The true state of Queensland debt

Fabrizio Carmignani, Professor, Griffith Business School at Griffith University, asks in The Conversation, 29.1.15) 'How much debt is... More »

LNP should use standard economic assessments

The Australia Institute suggests that current economic modelling methodology used to assess projects are flawed. It concludes its sub... More »

The black holes in LNP and Labor plans to fix Qld's debt

Mark McGovern discusses the economic policies of the LNP and the ALP in The Conversation (23.1.15).  He finds 'black holes' in b... More »

Vote Compass results on the Queensland economy

The majority of regional Queenslanders believe the state's economy has taken a turn for the worse in the past year, according to the latest results... More »

The true state of Queensland's economy - without the spin

Professor Fabrizio Carmignani, of the Griffith University Business School, provides an overview of the state of the Queensland economy in an articl... More »

Queensland's deficit higher and growth lower than predicted

Amy Remeikis writes in the Brisbane Times (18.12.14) that Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls' mid-year fiscal and economic update has ... More »

Income inequality acts as a drag on economic growth

Ross Gittins writes in the Brisbane Times (17.12.14) that 'My strongest feeling in recent days is what a mentally incestuous, intellectual... More »

Deficit mania and balanced budgets are a political fraud

Seumas Milns writes in The Guardian (UK) that 'Nearly five years into the Tory-led coalition, most people are well aware that austerity is... More »

The case for divestment from fossil fuels

John Quiggin writes in The Conversation (1.12.14) about the ANU's decision to divest from fossil fuel investments:  'Leaving aside th... More »

Newman to fight Canberra over disaster relief funding

Amy Remeikis reports in the Brisbane Times (1.12.14) that Premier Campbell Newman 'is preparing to take another fight to Canberra, wi... More »

Perceived unfairness of budget partial cause of blow out

'Although the budget contained many worthwhile measures, in practical terms it "produced confidence-sapping political deadlock," writes former Trea... More »

Queensland's disaster relief funding under threat

'National disaster funding to Queensland from the federal government is under serious threat with authorities wanting to reduce federal payouts fro... More »

 
 

© 2017 The T J Ryan Foundation


TJ RYAN FOUNDATION LIMITED ACN: 165152625 ABN: 78 165 152 625 info@tjryanfoundation.org.au
Registered office: SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101 Regulator: Australian Securities & Investments Commission