Richard Denniss

Richard Denniss
Richard Denniss is the chief economist at the Australia Institute.



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Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Weal of fortune

Politics

Rebuilding the economy means government investment, but not all public spending is equal

Photograph of Australian Securities Exchange

Super heroes or super villains?

essay

How the secretive trillionaire superannuation funds are using your money to reshape capitalism

Image of Bill Shorten on election night, May 18 2019

The Morrison election: What we know now

Politics

Why did low-income voters turn to the Coalition while wealthy urbanites voted Labor?

What the government thinks you’re worth

Politics

Our nation’s economists have a price on your head, dead or alive

Illustration

Labor’s great big new tax plan

Politics

Bill Shorten wants to reframe how we tackle the budget

Image of Quarterly Essay 70, ‘Dead Right’, by Richard Denniss

Dead Right

Politics

How neoliberalism redefined growth in the ugliest of ways – a Quarterly Essay extract

Illustration

Why Adani won’t die

Politics

The Carmichael coalmine is as much about symbols and interests as it is about jobs and money

Curing Affluenza

Society

Sensible economics made simple – a Richard Denniss book extract

Jeff Fisher Illustration

Canberra needs a watchdog

Politics

Who is keeping an eye on our federal politicians?

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