Tony Makin

Budget 2020: we need a strict supply side focus to fix this government induced recession

29 September 2020 5:00 am

The dictum that “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing” rings very true in the run-up to the federal budget.…

Extra infrastructure spending won’t build a road out of the corona recession

1 September 2020 3:50 pm

Increased government spending on infrastructure has been proposed yet again to revive the economy from the government-imposed recession.  The latest…

The two great threats of 2020: coronavirus – and Keynes

24 June 2020 5:00 am

The fiscal response to the COVID-19 pandemic leaves an economically threatening legacy of high budget deficits and public debt. Australian…