As well as trying to increase demand, the government needs to reinvigorate our production of goods and services to recover from the coronacession as quickly as possible.
- by Ross Gittins
On National Newsagent Week, it's time to remember the tricks of the trade.
- by Richard Glover
No Italian government has ever had so much cash at its disposal as Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte but it could become the biggest missed opportunity of a generation.
- by Alessandra Migliaccio and Chiara Albanese
The US economy has emerged from the first six months of the pandemic in far better shape than many feared. But it is losing steam, and there are fears it will lead to permanent damage.
- by Ben Casselman and Jeanna Smialek
Oil and gas giants are pushing hydrogen over electrification as the lowest-cost path to reducing the industry's carbon footprint by 2050.
- by Nick Toscano
The recovery of Europe's economy was already fading before the second wave of COVID-19 struck, now the road ahead is looking treacherous.
- by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Firms that took explicit steps to adapt to remote working - such as supplying equipment and new social interaction - were three times more likely to see improved productivity.
- by Matt Wade
Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell said the US economy has a long way to go before fully recovering from the coronavirus pandemic and will need further support.
- by Christopher Condon
Well-known economists are coming to similar conclusions about the ideas of “neoliberalism”.
- by Ross Gittins
When the government reduces its coronavirus payments, it could cause hardship for families who have not previously relied on government benefits.
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Economic stimulus should be targeted at young families rather than high-income earners.
- The Age's View