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The FIRE movement with Dr Di Johnson – Economics Explained ep. 24

My latest Economics Explained episode on the FIRE movement, in which I interview Griffith Business School lecturer Dr Di Johnson, is now available. FIRE stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early. By early, proponents typically mean retiring in your 30s or … Continue reading

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Gig economy and baby boomers easing into retirement would partly explain why jobs growth mostly part-time

The July labour force data released by the ABS yesterday were good news for Australia and Queensland, with the unemployment rate falling in seasonally adjusted terms for both Australia, from 5.8% to 5.7%, and for Queensland, from 6.4% to 6.1%. … Continue reading

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Are baby boomers ruining the careers of Gen Xers?

There was a story in News Ltd papers yesterday regarding how “job-hogging boomers don’t know when to quit” and how this potentially has adverse consequences for the businesses they work in and the next generation of employees. While it’s certainly … Continue reading

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