Australia’s declining growth worrying

It’s been a sluggish second quarter of growth for Australia at only 0.2% – about half the rate economists had expected. Ameera David weighs in. Ameera then sits down with Marshall Auerback – research associate at the Levy Economics Institute – to talk about China.

After the break, Bianca Facchinei takes a look at the lack of paid maternity leave in the US and its economic impact. Ameera and Erin Ade discuss the effect of plunging oil prices on Canada’s economy. And in The Big Deal, Ameera and Edward Harrison continue the discussion on Australia.

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