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Still, it is not as if American shale will suddenly go into decline. Oil production across the U.S. continues to rise. In the first full week of January, oil production ticked up by an additional 60,000 barrels per day.
by Nicholas Cunningham - 23/01/2015
The global economy is condemning old analogue states such as South Australia to a future of high unemployment, falling revenue and economic stagnation.
by Malcolm King - 22/01/2015 - 13 comments
Many believe we now only have tariffs on cars and clothing. In fact, we impose tariffs on nearly all categories of imported products, in an absurd and scattergun way.
by David Leyonhjelm - 12/01/2015 - 17 comments
Older Australians are wealthy and getting wealthier, while the young are going backwards.
by Angus Taylor - 9/01/2015 - 17 comments
As household debt has boomed exponentially over the last two decades, the savings of the household sector has plunged.
by Paul Egan and Philip Soos - 9/01/2015 - 7 comments
Low oil prices today may be setting the world up for an oil shortage as early as 2016. Today we have just 2% more crude oil supply than demand.
by Dan Steffens - 8/01/2015 - 22 comments
Once, keeping everything the same made people feel comfortable. Now we've become the ­disruption generation, accommo­da­ting disruption in deeply personal ways.
by Ken Phillips - 6/01/2015 - 10 comments
The explanation, while difficult to prove, may revolve around control of oil and gas in the Middle East and the weakening of Russia, Iran and Syria by flooding the market with cheap oil.
by Andrew Topf - 5/01/2015 - 22 comments
When state action assists the poor it is trenchantly attacked by our erstwhile neoliberals but when aiding the rich it is quietly left aside if not readily applauded.
by Marko Beljac - 5/01/2015 - 16 comments
Police data suggest that a surprisingly large number of vehicles on the roads are unregistered. The Commonwealth and States need to think about how this problem should be addressed.
by Paul Davies - 24/12/2014 - 24 comments
Commonwealth governments should look again at income tax sharing arrangements.
by Peter Hendy - 23/12/2014 - 26 comments
It is not just the West that views the Middle East through the lens of oil, neighbours like India share this fault as well.
by Sudhanshu Tripathi - 18/12/2014 - 1 comment

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