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Economic lessons for Adelaide from the Phoenix rise

Twenty years ago, in the wake of the State Bank disaster, economist Richard Blandy was sent on a mission to the United States to discover the economic secrets of cities of similar size to Adelaide. Here, he revisits his trip to Phoenix, Arizona, and the lessons that have not been heeded in South Australia.

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State of the states: SA ranks fifth

The NSW economy remains the nation's top performer, dominating the other states on key measures of prosperity, according to CommSec's latest State of the States report, while Western Australia is anchored at the bottom of the list as the mining construction boom comes to an end.

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