OECD chief economist Catherine Mann says "The idea that we are going to get higher growth and higher real wage growth without any technological change is unrealistic."

Economists say new mindset needed to lift living standards

Fri 8 Dec 3

Globalisation makes countries richer on average, but it is important to consider who the winners and the losers are.

Dr Bryce Wilkinson says “Our system has passively fostered a self-perpetuating cycle of misery and benefit dependency.”

Economy needs more growth not welfare

Mon 4 Dec 1

Opinion: The OECD sees the biggest risks as a larger-than-assumed drop in immigration and a sharp house price correction.

OECD secretary-general Angel Gurria says jobs growth hasn't been matched by wage gains.

OECD sees further growth then dip in 2019 for New Zealand, Australia

Wed 29 Nov

New forecasts lift global growth through 2018 but a slowdown after that. 

IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld says the recovery is broad-based

Global economy hits rare sweet spot

Fri 13 Oct 4

Editor's Insight: Risks remain in the rise of protectionism, slower trade growth and political instability.

Brent crude hit a two-year high of $US59 a barrel

Oil drives global growth


Margin Call: Oil prices at a two-year high are positive signs for recovery.

S&P Global chief economist Dr Paul Sheard says the “long shadows” of the GFC have dissipated (photo: Nevil Gibson)

World economy in growth sync as Trump administration emerges from chaos

Tue 29 Aug 1

Opportunities for reform in Europe and China may also be possible next year.


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