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Have there been uncounted coronavirus deaths in Australia? We can’t say for sure, but the latest ABS data holds clues

Have there been uncounted coronavirus deaths in Australia? We can’t say for sure, but...

The Australian Bureau of Statistics this week released a provisional tally of the changes in Australia’s overall death rate amid the coronavirus epidemic. The figures...
Our needlessly precise definition of a recession is causing us needless trouble

Our needlessly precise definition of a recession is causing us needless trouble

Later today we’ll know what the bushfires and the coronavirus did to the economy in the three months to March: whether gross domestic product...
How a tightening of wallets pushed Australia into recession

How a tightening of wallets pushed Australia into recession

A go-slow on spending sent the economy backwards 0.3% in the first three months of this year, only the fourth such decline since Australia...

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