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  2. The return of Commballnomics: drinks, DPs and other dilemmas
    By · August 24th, 2016

    Forget your hair. Forget your outfit. All the Commball prep you need to think about is right here. ESSA’s Commballnomics is back for another year.

  3. Mo Money Mo Problems: The Universal Basic Income
    By · August 22nd, 2016

    Ahead of tonight’s big debate between Melbourne and Monash, Matt Lagamba weighs in on the universal basic income.

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In defence of a Facebook addiction

By · November 23rd, 2016

Rest assured, you can be a rational addict.

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The 2016 Presidential Election: ESSA Reacts

By · November 9th, 2016

We’re going to have to get used to saying President Trump. ESSA’s team of writers react to a stunning election result.

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Trump: how did we get here?

By · November 6th, 2016

Matthew Rao dissects why we currently find ourselves awash in populism, from Trump to UKIP and everything inbetween.

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What the economy would look like under a hypothetical Trump presidency

By · October 28th, 2016

As a Trump Presidency is looking increasingly unlikely, Julia Pham examines the GOP candidate’s economic policies and explains how we dodged a bullet.

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Sugar Dating: An efficient way to make money and make love

By · October 26th, 2016

The sugar dating market is constantly growing, as more and more people are searching for companionship or financial support. Jasmine Nguyen takes an in-depth look at current state of the market.

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Behind the booming Supply and Demand of Music Festivals

By · October 19th, 2016

Recent years have marked the exponential growth of music festival events in Australia and across the globe. Solomon explores the economic rationale behind this phenomenon.

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When voters lie…

By · October 14th, 2016

When a rational American voter heads to the polls next month, we naturally assume they’ll be casting a vote for their favourite presidential candidate. Eddie Go explains how the plurality voting system used in US elections challenges this assumption and fosters the practice of insincere voting.

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Economic elite welcome two new members

By · October 12th, 2016

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström were awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics. Edmund Kemsley explains why.

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