Richard Denniss

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



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The message was clear

Politics

Brexit, Trump and the federal election show how the old categories of left and right are crumbling

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Crunch time

Politics

Australia’s car industry has met policy failure head-on

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The revolting backbench

Politics

Malcolm Turnbull’s greatest obstacle to tax reform is close to home

The language of deception

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How politicians use econobabble to cloud public debate

Labor’s new game

Politics

Kevin Rudd gave the ALP its best chance for stable leadership

Of clowns and treasurers

Politics

Joe Hockey and the myth of Coalition economic management

Joe Hockey, Mathias Cormann and Kelly O'Dwyer gather around the Intergenerational Report in March. © Mick Tsikas / AAP

Spreadsheets of power

Politics

How economic modelling is used to circumvent democracy and shut down debate