‘Deaths of despair’ are rising in Australia, particularly among middle-aged men.
Policy makers need timely information to decide whether economic stimulus might be required. A new indicator based on the unemployment rate can help.
We explain tax progressivity and its measurement.
Average health outcomes are very good in Australia, but the average hides some shocking differences between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
Australian life expectancy is one of the highest in the world. Other measures tell a similar story.
We take a data-driven approach to figuring out which countries are most similar to Australia.