Michael Collins

India’s economic promise

25 May 2024 9:00 am

Look out, China

Quantum delusions

11 May 2024 9:00 am

Maths shows how quantum computing hopes are fantasies

Bullying the Fed

4 May 2024 9:00 am

Will the US central bank skew the US election?

Alas for free trade

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Conflict, going green and a returned Trump threaten global commerce.

Crypto is useless money

30 March 2024 9:00 am

Even central bank digital currency can’t go mainstream

China’s economic handicap

24 February 2024 9:00 am

The Communist party’s self-interest blocks needed fixes

Killing productivity

17 February 2024 9:00 am

How central bankers have got it wrong on interest rates

Our foreign debt time bomb

27 January 2024 9:00 am

An explosion threatens when interest rates rise

Usurping the dollar

9 December 2023 9:00 am

US rivals are desperate to create an alternate reserve currency

Global bond yields soar

28 October 2023 9:00 am

Crunch time looms for the indebted

US protectionism backfires

7 October 2023 9:00 am

China retaliates

Trouble brewing in US finances

23 September 2023 9:00 am

Congress can’t rein in government spending

Central banks are fake climate heroes

2 September 2023 9:00 am

Changing weather patterns and ‘stranded assets’ don’t trigger systemic financial crises

Commercial property cops comeuppance

5 August 2023 9:00 am

The pandemic is largely to blame

China’s economy is stalling

22 July 2023 9:00 am

The country’s economic splutter will be noticed around the world

Central banks need laxer inflation targets

22 June 2023 4:00 am

The cost of reducing inflation to 2 per cent seems too high

‘I’m baaaack!’

10 June 2023 9:00 am

How government intervention has returned to cripple the West

Going green will roil world politics

27 May 2023 9:00 am

The global consequences of the renewable drive will complicate, even retard, the switch

The US debt showdown

18 May 2023 4:00 am

Repeated brinkmanship over a US default weaken the global financial system

A Budget surplus would pose a political dilemma for Albanese and Chalmers

5 May 2023 4:00 am

Those who cite Gough Whitlam as among Australia’s greatest Prime Ministers have a response when his critics point to his…

Why central banks will struggle to conquer inflation

17 April 2023 12:00 pm

Interest rates could be higher for longer than people expect

Why an Australian recession is almost guaranteed, even in a benign world

4 April 2023 4:00 am

In 2019, Australia’s economy was stalling. House prices were declining even though mortgage rates were only about 3.25 per cent.…