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‘Banana Republic’ Tag Haunts Australia 30 Years On

Bloomberg Business by Michael Heath.
Paul Keating’s warning in 1968 that sent the currency tumbling emerges again.

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Singapore’s Productivity Imperative: the three missing pieces

Singapore Business Times by Fraser Thompson.
As Noble laureate, Paul Krugman famously noted, ‘Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long run is it almost everything.’ It is the ultimate driver of prosperity and living standards. A loss of momentum in this area

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Australian Economic Update – GDP still weak… What’s killing Australia’s growth?

By Andrew Charlton.
The longest period of below-trend growth for 50 years: The announcement today that the Australian economy grew 2.3% over the last year has been reported as a ‘positive surprise.’ But if growth of nearly

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