GDP has long been the measure to determine a country’s economic power. Danie Attwood explores it’s limitations and some alternative measures of overall economic wellbeing.
“Isolating policies and factors that can create a successful economy within any given country is an inherently complex and nuanced problem that evades straightforward or cookie-cutter explanations”. Join ben, in his second article of a two-part series exploring African development economics, as he sets out to analyse several approaches that could contribute to economic success in Africa.
Ever thought about why things lasted longer in the past? Hannah Shiau explores what planned obsolescence is, the harms that it causes, and the current battles in the legal, consumer and producer sphere surrounding this issue.
Now that Australia is through the worst of the COVID crisis, there are a set of ‘state responsibilities’ that ought to be considered for reform. Join Lachlan Hotchin as he investigates and suggests some some of these changes.
Electric Vehicle (EV) Technology has gained much public attention as an area of significant progress in the global effort to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate climate change. Join Josh as he considers the efficacy of government subsidies to support the uptake of EVs in Australia.
Want to learn more about the engrossing history of Bitcoin? Join Hooi San Ng as she gives her verdict on the book ‘Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money’.
Ever thought about the hidden costs of your holiday? Jack Myers explores the dark side of Airbnb and its contribution to the worsening rental crisis in regional Australia and around the world.
Bangladesh has celebrated its 50th year post-independence. Join Abrar as he explores the rich economic history behind the a country that has grown so much from after the war.