Between 1972 and 2018, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) issued 31 Economic Surveys of Australia – about one every 18 months. Each survey suggested policy reforms that the OECD believed would increase economic growth and living standards. How often were their recommendations implemented?
A recent OECD report claims Australia’s superannuation system has some of the lowest fees of any pension system in the world. But the report is based on flawed data that misses much of the story.
Are one quarter of older Australians really living in poverty? Not once we account for the fact that most own their own homes.
We take a data-driven approach to figuring out which countries are most similar to Australia.