Worrying environmental events have incited governments to assume responsibility over emissions and to increase investment in renewable energy. However, the transition to renewables is far but smooth. Siddharth explores.
We’re proud to bring you this year’s first #ESSAdebate! In honour of International Women’s Day, Julia Pham and Jasmine Nguyen engage in some healthy banter over sanitary pads and menstrual cups. Read their respective arguments for each side below and keep an eye out on Friday – we’ll be giving you the chance on Facebook to crown the winner once and for all!!
Intelligence is highly valued in our society. But how much is it worth? Suvi Lokuge delves into the intelligence premium and the effect of technology on the value of intelligence.
Love and economics? ESSA’s Solomon Zhang explores how the ‘L’ word has fundamentally changed the dynamics of modern marriage.
Julia Pham explores how the social discount rate is used to determine the costs of preventing climate change, and the resulting moral and ethical dilemmas that arise.
Uber is practically a staple of modern transport, but its meteoric rise has come at a cost.
Following on from Part I, Yaz explores how Roosevelt’s liberalism reached its peak in the 1960s, only to give way in the years to come to Ronald Reagan’s anti-government, free-market conservatism.
The life of a university student is peppered with free stuff. But are free things always worth getting? Suvi Lokuge delves into the hidden costs of Free.