"Bushfire toll shows need for compulsory home cover," Sydney Morning Herald ("SMH") 4/2/03

 

"Bad Medicine for Ailing Health System," SMH 14/4/03

 

"Assistance to industry needs new strategies," Australian Financial Review ("AFR") 3/3/04.

 

"The Gerrymandering Myth," The New Republic, 1 June, 2006.

 

"Exempting Petrol From the Carbon Tax is Bad Economics," AFR 11/7/11

 

"RBA Pay is About Independence," SMH 28/4/11

 

"Abbot's Non-Delivery of Substance," Politifact.com.au, 17/7/13

 

"Did Labor Save the Economy?" Politifiact.com.au, 27/8/13.

 

"Nobel Prize Shows Both Wisdom and Madness of Crowds," Bloomberg, 14/10/13. (reprinted in AFR).

 

"Great Treasurers," ABC’s The Drum, 20/11/13.

 

"QANTAS needs our help, but not a crutch,’’ The Australian 16/12/13.

 

"QANTAS can bleed now or later, but the capacity war must end," The Conversation 4/3/14.

 

"Australia does not have a debt crisis—so just say no, Joe," The Conversation 1/5/14.

 

"Hockey’s hockey stick: a lesson in budget fudging," The Conversation 14/5/14.

 

"Greenspans 'uncertainty principle' and the evolution of Fedspeak," The Conversation 25/8/14.

 

"The Abbott economy at one: open for business, closed to real reform," The Conversation 26/8/14.

 

"What a Scottish 'yes' vote would mean for Australian markets," The Conversation 17/9/14.

 

"Why there’s no option but Action on Australian tax rules," The Australian 26/9/14.

 

"Why cash incentives aren’t a good idea in education," The Conversation 7/10/14.

 

"Tirole’s reform playbook a roadmap for Harper," The Australian 16/10/14.

 

"Productivity could trump the iron ore price, but who’s counting?" The Conversation 28/11/14.

 

"Even for David Murray, there are some things best left alone" AFR 12/12/14.

 

"The Aussie Dollar at 75 cents: good or bad?" The Conversation 15/12/14.

 

"Economy like a car in need of a tune-up," The Australian 10/1/15.

 

"Obsessed with the dollar? What to expect from the Aussie in 2015," The Conversation 20/1/15.

 

"Time for a blunt lesson on HECS and price signals," The Conversation 3/2/15.

 

"Why the Liberal leadership is like a bank run," SMH 9/2/15.

 

"Is it time for Treasurer Malcolm Turnbull?" The Conversation 9/2/15.

 

"Abbott and Whitlam had the same fatal flaw" AFR 11/2/15.

 

"Make childcare tax deductible," The Australian 4/3/15.

 

"What Government Should Own," AFR 19/3/15.

 

"Fraser’s economics medicine was everything in moderation," The Conversation 20/3/15.

 

"A field guide to the 2015 Federal Budget," The Conversation 27/4/15.

 

"Tax deductions are not all bad," The Australian 6/5/15.

 

"The crossbench ideology that could bring reform unstuck," The Conversation 12/5/15.

 

"Business confidence got a post budget boost... or did it? The Conversation 11/6/15.

 

"It’s time to change negative gearing, but it must be fair and practical," SMH 11/6/15.

 

"Economic theories that have changed us: asymmetric information," The Conversation 22/6/15.

 

"Economic theories that have changed us: efficient markets and behavioral finance," The Conversation 25/6/15.

 

"Richard Holden says we should be worried about Greece," AFR 3/7/15.

 

"Legal Aid v private practice: do university fees dictate job choices," The Conversation 7/7/15.

 

"Greek debt crisis: It’s harder to help Greece as you think," AFR 8/7/15.

 

"Tsipras and Varoufakis to blame for this Greek tragedy," AFR 13/7/15.

 

"Charging $22,000 for a graduate position won’t solve the problem of law graduate oversupply," The Conversation 28/7/15

 

"Forget about a ‘currency war’; we’ll have bigger worries off a weaker yuan," The Conversation 14/8/15

 

"Big project spending will stir up stagnant economy," AFR 20/8/15.

 

"Dramatic sharemarket gyrations may mask longer term dangers," The Conversation 31/8/15

 

"Alexis Tsipras may be Greece's unlikely saviour," AFR 29/9/15.

 

"Nobel winner sees big picture in micro-data," AFR 13/10/15.

 

"As treasurer Hockey proved to be an ordinary Joe," The Conversation 21/10/15.

 

"The RBA should cut rates, but not because the banks as upping them," The Conversation 27/10/15.

 

"Why it is time for a ‘no BS’ pledge when it comes to MYEFO forecasts," The Conversation 11/12/15.

 

"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.

 

"Vital Signs: economic game changers to watch for in 2017," The New Zealand Herald 2/1/17.

 

"Time to cash out of paper money," AFR 4/1/17.

 

"Superannuation in Australia in vital need of radical change," The Australian 5/1/17.

 

"Printing more money isn’t the answer to all economic ills," The Conversation 19/1/17.

 

"Vital Signs: brace yourselves for the new economic reality," The Conversation 20/1/17.

 

"Vital Signs: time to shift the goalposts on investor lending again?" The Conversation 3/2/17.

 

"High company taxes mean slow death for the economy," AFR 8/2/17.

 

"Vital Signs: the case of the missing investment," The Conversation 10/2/17.

 

"Vital Signs: business confidence spikes but uncertainty reigns," The Conversation 17/2/17.

 

"We need a grand bargain on tax," AFR 22/2/17.

 

"Vital Signs: there’s never been a tougher time to be a central banker," The Conversation 24/2/17.

 

"The Greatest Ever: Kenneth Arrow, economist, 1921-2017," AFR 24/2/17.

 

 

 

Richard Holden