Opinion

The sad decline of economic partisanship

By Adam Triggs
Updated July 1 2021 - 2:34pm, first published February 15 2021 - 7:30am
Scott Morrison greets Deputy Opposition Leader Richard Marles and Labor leader Anthony Albanese earlier this month.

If there's one thing economists love, it's competition. Competition between firms boosts wages and creates jobs. It reduces inequality and the cost of living. It spurs investment, innovation and ingenuity. Without competition, economies don't function properly.

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