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Scott Morrison is about to unveil a huge change in how Australia counts its public debt

Economists have increasingly been arguing that Australia needs to deploy government investments to support the economy. Andrew Charlton, a former Labor government economic advisor, argued last year that “the world is moving to embrace fiscal policy in almost every country – except it seems Australia.” Read more at https://www.businessinsider.com.au/scott-morrison-is-about-to-unveil-a-huge-change-in-how-australia-accounts-for-its-public-debt-2017-4#QUkGITtvI5g37kDe.99 Scott Morrison is about to unveil […]

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Economist and former Rudd Government advisor Andrew Charlton said there was some solid economics behind the levy.

“There is no question that it is a grab for cash but this is not an unusual tax around the world,” he said. “The UK has a bank levy which is 8 basis points and they have two benefits to financial stability and competition. Budget lacks housing silver bullet If the federal budget is going […]

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In the studio with Andrew Charlton – The Business – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Three years of record low interest rates coming home to roost. As the RBA fires its warning shot on rocketing house prices, the Federal Government could be running out of ammunition to tackle affordability. Andrew Charlton is a leading economist and a former advisor to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-21/in-the-studio-with-andrew-charlton/8374692?pfmredir=sm

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