Growing unemployment and miniscule wage growth is spurring populist economic prescriptions across the globe. However, argues economics commentator Richard Blandy, political promises to redistribute income can only be a short-term fix unless underlying problems are addressed.
Premier Jay Weatherill's powerful political skills continue to divert blame for the state's economic malaise to outside forces when the real problem is much closer to home, writes economics commentator Richard Blandy.
A proposed new approach to integrating green principles in South Australia's economic strategy will lead to continued low growth and unemployment, writes economics commentator Richard Blandy.
The federal budget marks a return to big government in Australia with a likely cost to both jobs and growth, writes economics commentator Richard Blandy.
South Australia will need to foster billions of dollars of new investment in its economy if we hope to keep pace with Australia and other advanced economics, writes economic commentator Richard Blandy.
The State Government's electricity plan will come at a high cost to South Australian taxpayers and could threaten investment, argues economics commentator Richard Blandy.