Budgeting for drought
A University of Melbourne expert says the government's budget response to the needs of farmers in drought must be well planned and continuing rather than ad hoc
#Budget2017: Fairness, security and opportunity?
The latest analysis from University of Melbourne experts of the Australian Government's 2017 Budget, including housing affordability, energy policy and taxes.
President Trump: What it means for the world’s economies
Donald Trump's economic policies could have huge impact on the world – but exactly what that impact will be remains unclear.
Tough love: cutting Australia’s states free
Fixing Australia's Federation is about more than any tinkering with income tax, it needs a hard cap on Commonwealth handouts and policy freedom for the States.
Governing the ungovernable?
Australia's housing market is the focus as Professor Glyn Davis is joined by Dr Judy Yates and Professor John Freebairn in the Policy Shop podcast
Tax reform: Why and how?
With tax reform on the horizon, University of Melbourne economist Professor John Freebairn outlines three reform packages to improve national productivity.
Five ways to make state taxes fair and more efficient
Five reforms could make all the difference in simplifying the tax we pay and putting us on a path to prosperity.