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Michael Gill


For both parties, the lessons of the election are clear

Strategies that pander to the party “base” have been thoroughly discredited, writes Michael Gill.

The emperor's old clothes

The banking royal commission has exposed senior management, boards and regulators to unprecedented scrutiny — and the problems don’t end with the finance sector, writes Michael Gill.

Hear that ticking?

Finance’s share of the Australian economy is higher than ever, leaving us vulnerable to a growing global liquidity bubble, writes Michael Gill.

When free-riding proves expensive

Economist William Nordhaus has come up with a new approach to reducing carbon emissions, writes Michael Gill. And Australia could benefit more than we expect It wasn’t so long ago that communities ignored many of the threats we now respond to without question. When smoking...