Economics 101 tells us that competitive markets result in better value for consumers. Ismini Karamesinis, a regulatory analyst at the Essential Services Commission, explores how regulation is tackled in an area where monopolies rule.
With blockchain technology gaining more and more traction within the mainstream, Lemia Bickalo explores its potentially important role in transforming economies.
After analysing the politics of developing countries, Hasitha Jayatilake directs his focus to the economics of paying politicians in developed countries.
How do a Russian fiction writer’s works relate to economic theory? And does it really matter? Sao Yang Hew explains.
Cash is fast becoming a thing of the past, and as such the cashless society is upon us. Chris Craig dissects the ramifications of this shift in the way we pay.
With much-needed wit and humour, Nick diagnoses the otherwise very troubling illness that currently plagues public discourse – reductivist economic arguments.
Treating environmental policy as a means to economic growth has been largely unsuccessful. Sarsha Crawley explores how by prioritising happiness, Bhutan takes leaps in both economic and environmental prosperity.
After dissecting the taxation schemes of the former Treasurer, Jessica Tang continues her evaluation of Scott Morrison’s past policies, with an indication of what we can expect in the future.