"Malcolm can take the Middle," AFR 6/1/16.


"A Community of Believers," The Australian 11/1/16.


"Vital Signs: Economy limps towars more rate cuts," The Conversation 22/1/16.


"Vital Signs: Inflation under control, Aussie dollar harder to wrangle," The Conversation 29/1/16.


"Vitals Signs: Expect more turmoil," The Conversation 5/2/16.


"Vitals Signs: Economy in a holding pattern," The Conversation 12/2/16.


"Vital Signs: The missing link between labour markets and growth," The Conversation 19/2/16.


"Negative gearing blunts the magic of the market in housing," AFR 24/2/16.


"Vital Signs: Gold star for Glenn Stevens as Australian economy proves resilient," The Conversation 4/3/16.


"Vital Signs: Confidence ranges from ‘ok’ to ‘not great’; meanwhile, the Euro crisis simmers," The Conversation 11/3/16.


"Tax breaks, and myths for rent," AFR 17/3/16.


"Vital Signs: A tale of two central bankers," The Conversation 18/3/16.


"Vital Signs: Australian economy doing well but rate cuts loom," The Conversation 4/4/16.


"Goldilocks and the economics of election campaigns," The Conversation 5/4/16.


"State governments are lazy monopolies looking for a quiet life," AFR 5/4/16.


"Vital Signs: all eyes on the Aussie dollar," The Conversation 4/4/16.


"Vital Signs: spending away Australia's Triple-A?" The Conversation 15/4/16.


"Here are five revealing things to look for in the May 3 budget," AFR 22/4/16.


"Vital Signs: Governor Glenn Stevens drops the ball," The Conversation 22/4/16.


"Scott Morrison’s growth fantasy needs a dose of venture capital discipline," The Conversation 3/5/16.


"Budget timing tricks do nothing to help small business, or the economy," The Conversation 3/5/16.


"Vital Signs: the interest rate cut that could lead to less business investment," The Conversation 6/5/16.


"Vital Signs: sluggish business investment shows caution is king," The Conversation 27/5/16.


"Vital Signs: Why everyone seems a bit worse off," The Conversation 3/6/16.


"Election FactCheck: has $100 billion been added to Australia’s national debt under the current government?," The Conversation 9/6/16.


"Vital Signs: central bankers longing for growth that may not come," The Conversation 10/6/16.


"Is small business really the engine room of Australia’s economy?," The Conversation 10/6/16.


"Vital Signs: an election in Australia, a key poll in the UK, all lead to uncertainty," The Conversation 17/6/16.


"Targeted cash can lift schools," The Australian 17/6/16.


"Vital Signs: world markets wait for Brexit vote," The Conversation 24/6/16.


"Britain will be OK--for the time being," AFR 27/6/16.


"Vital Signs: goodbye AAA Australia?" The Conversation 8/7/16.


"Vital Signs: it’s time to borrow to build," The Conversation 15/7/16.


"Vital Signs: Get ready for the Aussie dollar to fall," The Conversation 29/7/16.


"Vital Signs: only the banks know how low rates can go," The Conversation 5/8/16.


"The RBA's outdated exchange rate manipulation play," AFR 8/8/16.


"Vital Signs: US scores while Australia struggles," The Conversation 12/8/16.


"Market should set uni numbers," The Australian 17/8/16.


"Vital Signs: Jackson Hole could deliver the monetary change Xenophon wants," The Conversation 25/8/16.


"RBA inflation goal fine for now," AFR 31/8/16.


"Vital Signs: all eyes on the central bankers," The Conversation 5/9/16.


"Vital Signs: scrape below the surface and the economy doesn’t look so good," The Conversation 9/9/16.


"Vital Signs: flat employment remains worrying for Australia," The Conversation 15/9/16.


"Vital Signs: Lowe makes the case for ‘good’ government debt," The Conversation 22/9/16.


"Vital Signs: President Trump would cause financial Armageddon," The Conversation 29/9/16.


"Vital Signs: mixed signals from the global economy," The Conversation 7/10/16.


"The men who designed your bonus win a Nobel," AFR 11/10/16.


"The Centrist Clintonomics 2.0," AFR 27/10/16.


"Vital Signs: Melbourne Cup day rate cut less likely," The Conversation 28/10/16.


"Vital Signs: Australia not immune from global market uncertainty," The Conversation 4/11/16.


"Vital Signs: It's a Trumptastrophe," The Conversation 9/11/16.


"Free trade, free movement of labour help Australia more than most," AFR 15/11/16.


"Vital Signs: construction slump points to cooling economy," The Conversation 25/11/16.


"Vital Signs: the data that won’t help the government on housing supply," The Conversation 2/12/16.


"Vital Signs: Treasurer Scott Morrison is about to face a reality check," The Conversation 16/12/16.


"Vital Signs: economic game changers to watch for in 2017," The Conversation 23/12/16.









Richard Holden