ANALYSIS: Geographical isolation, climate change vulnerability, and limited resources have pushed the Pacific Islands to often rely on exporting labour rather than goods and services.
Economy Matters: Central banks finally doing something.
ANALYSIS: And why has the Reserve Bank now failed so badly?
ANALYSIS: There is a risk of a hard landing as inflation is brought under control.
ANALYSIS: Firms are looking to hire, but mortgages cost more.
ANALYSIS: Commodity prices can be an excellent signal of future inflationary problems.
ANALYSIS: GDP statistics have been the gold standard way to grasp how an economy is doing.
ANALYSIS: How will war affect cost of living when central banks have already lost control of inflation?
ANALYSIS: Short-term sacrifice of a slower economy may be too much to endure.
ANALYSIS: Getting inflation back under control while not crashing the economy will be tricky.