ESSA

ESSA
  1. The Economics Student Society of Australia
  2. Annual Publication Out Now!
    By · May 20th, 2017

    Enjoy our annual publications below!

  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.

The captured economy by Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles

By · September 20th, 2020

There’s a lot to be learned about economics beyond lecture halls, journals and the news. Books can provide a holistic, sometimes radically different, perspective on the role of economics. What can we learn from these books? With our new weekly book review, ESSA intends to find out. This time, read on for our review of: The Captured Economy

‘WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato’ and the Australian casual worker

By · September 18th, 2020

The decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato has been heralded as a ‘win’ for Australian casual workers but the economic implications prove far more complex. Tingnan Li delves into the decision to make sense of what it entails in the context of the great Australian saga of the casual workforce.

COVID-19 in the realm of insurance

By · September 17th, 2020

With the pandemic impacting every market participant, how has the insurance industry coped with its increased demand? Join Alexander Vounisios to understand how the industry is currently operating and what the future of insurance may look like.

ESSA X CAINZ Debate: Is a zero cash rate necessary for Australia’s recession recovery?

By · September 16th, 2020

Stimulating the economy, is the latest question on everyone’s mind, but how do we do it? Join ESSA and Cainz as the debate the importance of a zero-cash rate in recovering from recessions.

Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman

By · September 13th, 2020

There’s a lot to be learned about economics beyond lecture halls, journals and the news. Books can provide a holistic, sometimes radically different, perspective on the role of economics. What can we learn from these books? With our new weekly book review, ESSA intends to find out. This time, read on for our review of: Thinking, Fast and Slow.

ESSA X Cainz DEBATE: “Has Abenomics been successful in Japan?”

By · September 12th, 2020

A dawn sets on the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ as Prime Minister Shizo Abe resigns. Thus, we examine the effectiveness of the policies implemented over his term for Japan.

$663,000 HECS debts and the Government’s new strategy

By · September 11th, 2020

Is the Government’s plan to abolish $663,000 HECS debts a necessary measure to minimise wastage of public funds, or is it taking things too far? Gabriel Chenkov-Shaw investigates.

Why measuring poverty isn’t that simple

By · September 7th, 2020

Measuring poverty isn’t as easy it looks. But economists are developing new ways to quantify it. Joel Lee investigates.

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