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Vital Signs: the 'ball-tampering' budget trick they don't want you to know about

  • Written by Richard Holden, Professor of Economics, UNSW
Vital Signs: the 'ball-tampering' budget trick they don't want you to know aboutJust not cricket: Politicians make promises but obfuscate how those promises will be paid for.Shutterstock

The first week of the federal election campaign has been dominated by heated disputes about the numbers behind both government and opposition policies.

Both sides are under pressure. Notably, the cost of Labor’s 45% emissions-reduction...

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