Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018
University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy
Energy transition in China and Australia
Australia and China are both transitioning away from fossil fuels but their reasons for doing so differ, says University of Melbourne expert Ross Garnaut.
The 2017 Budget in history
Professor Ross Garnaut from the University of Melbourne says the 2017 Federal Budget has an important place in history, but how will it be remembered?
No pot of gold at end of Budget rainbow
Professor Ross Garnaut warns that Australia's over-optimistic budget update is obscuring the need to take action to boost the economy.
Reality versus rainbow world
Professor Ross Garnaut says the 2016 Budget Papers take Australians into a world where everything is OK, when it’s not.