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While the US-China Trade Deal is not ideal for Australia, J.W. Nevile fellow at UNSW Business School, Tim Harcourt, explains that anything is a better outcome than an all-out trade war.
With a State Visit by Indonesia's President on Australia's doorstep, Tim Harcourt examines the economic history of Indonesia-Australia ties and explores areas of untapped potential for Australian business
The story of Australia’s economic history goes back long before most modern economists will recognise, and Tim Harcourt examines why it is important to understand Australia’s economic roots
The fate of Brexit is uncertain, but if the UK were to leave the European Union without a deal it would automatically fall back on World Trade Organization rules. Would this be such a bad thing? Tim Harcourt, the J.W. Nevile fellow at UNSW Business School, is a trade expert and he spoke with Julian Lorkin for BusinessThink .
Motorists may be cheering the slump in the price for crude oil, which has fallen in price by nearly 20 percent over the past few weeks. However, an economist warns this may be a cautionary sign that the world’s economy is about to slow down drastically as a result of trade tensions.
Bob Hawke was a Prime Minister of Australia who won four consecutive elections and ushered in a decade of economic and social reform. UNSW Business School's Tim Harcourt reflects on Hawke's life, and the times they crossed paths.
US shares have hit an all-time high, marking the stock market's complete recovery from a nosedive at the end of last year amid fears of a global recession, an escalating trade war between the US and China, and concerns that raising interest rates could slam the brakes on tentative green shoots of economic growth.
Earlier this year, during the Prince Phillip knighthood debacle (dubbed #knightmare by Twitter), we speculated how Tony Abbott could make Malcolm Turnbull his treasurer, in place of the hapless Joe Hockey, and thereby save his prime ministership.
When the politics of the Chinese Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) hit fever pitch last week I was in China, teaching MBA students and talking with companies, both Australian and Chinese, about the stock market, the exchange rate and the ChAFTA.