Each week the ESSA Editors pick out the best articles from the latest in the world of economics, politics, and everything in between.
Pat Healy takes a look at the unexpected effect the popularity of Psy had on the stock market.
Charlie Lyons Jones discusses the merits and demerits of a tax on the emission of carbon dioxide and of an Emissions Trading Scheme.
Can simple economic frameworks be applied to the free speech debate? Matthew Rao believes so.
In Part 2 of ‘The story of the real Australian economy’, Ben Wee takes an in-depth look into the structural problems plaguing Australia and the key issues which need to be considered by policy makers.
As Australia enters into new free trade agreements, Charlie Mei discusses the implications and the compensation needed for the workers left behind.
How necessary is it that Australia align its economic and strategic military interests in the Asian century? Kathryn St. John looks at our shifting relationships with the US and China.
An insight into the authoritarian regime and financial crisis that created the worst exchange rate in Europe.
Economic models of old can’t explain why anyone would buy a lottery ticket. But using behavioural economics, we might one day be able to fully model human behaviour, writes Jesse Condie.
Bori Ahn explores the rise of K-pop across the world, and what this boom means for South Korea.
Elijah takes us to Hamburg and reflects on the city’s heritage as a flourishing centre of the Hanseatic League.