Our Finance Minister of the Year study takes into account various factors, including the extent to which the minister or treasurer, in this case can exercise power over the country's economy. Today's entry has little control over the minutiae of economic management, but has been found wanting when tackling some big-picture challenges.
RANKED 7TH AUSTRALIA'S SCOTT MORRISON
Reforms in the 1990s handed day-to-day management of the Australian economy to the country’s central bank, which can therefore be credited with 26 years of consecutive positive growth. Little credit goes to Scott Morrison.
As treasurer in Malcolm Turnbull’s relatively conservative...