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Oct

A Dismal Tale of Failure

jobOver the last 12 months, Australia has recorded a loss of 86,500 full time jobs and the creation of 196,000 part-time jobs. Employment growth for September was negative, yet the overall rate fell by 0.1% due to a 0.4% decline in the participation rate, i.e. unemployed people giving up looking for work, either permanently or temporarily.

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

22
Oct

Is Q&A losing it?

audience15If last week’s Q&A panellist Grace Collier is simplistic enough to think the unemployment problem would be solved by those looking for work simply starting their own businesses, why was she on the program in the first place?

 

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

22
Oct

Foreign Debt Explained: It’s not what you think.

imagesZYE2J0BKDuring a recent Q&A with Adelaide University’s Economics lecturer, Dr Steven Hail, I asked several questions about the much misunderstood subject of Australia’s foreign debt position. Steven has a Ph.D. in economics, from Flinders University, and Bachelors and Masters degrees in economics from the London School of Economics. 

 

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

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