As we begin to wrap up another year, we asked one of Australia's premier and favourite economists Stephen Koukoulas for his fascinating take on 'What's HOT in the economy?'
More than qualified to comment as former Senior Economic Advisor to Prime Minister Gillard, and with over 25 years as a Chief Economist, 2016 looks set to bring some positives with consumer spending and tourism. Other areas of the economy have a more tumultuous outlook...
Want to keep up-to-date with what's happening in the economy?
Famously known as The Kouk, Stephen has recently joined Yahoo7 as a Finance Expert and Economic Commentator. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for his regular posts on everything from housing, economic policy, taxation and finance.
The Kouk has also got you covered with informed, bite-sized and often humorous updates on Twitter and insights via his own blog.