Now is no time to turn our backs on globalisation

But the US-China 'phase one' trade deal is dead in the water

Jessica Irvine references my work on the relationship between globalisation and Australian productivity growth in her story for the SMH/Age.

I also talk to Adam Creighton about China’s threatened tariffs on Australian barley exports and the how the downturn in the global economy makes it impossible for China to meet its commitments in its ‘phase one’ trade deal with the United States (see print editon for full story).