With the housing market slowing and wages stagnating, political pundits are calling for the RBA to cut rates, but what is the meaning behind these ideas? Conor Yung looks at the genesis of ideas on monetary policy to give you the context behind the business jargon.
Licensing advocates will likely tell you that occupational licensing protects public interest. So why have there been recent calls for the abolition of occupational licensing? Jessica Tang explores.
The idea of a Universal Basic Income is emerging from the wilderness and is now firmly in the political spotlight, but is it really the blessing it claims to be? Chris Craig explores.
Carbon emissions have global, but uneven, consequences. Sarsha Crawley explores how climate change is exacerbating multidimensional economic inequality.
Income distribution, infrastructure spending and the tax-welfare system. Miguel Ayala explores what we can expect from the 2019 federal budget.
When asked, economists generally acknowledge that individual preferences differ from person to person, but it seems very easy to forget. Mitchell Harvey questions whether we take subjectivism seriously.
Unlike Keynes in 1936, technology means that we are no longer restricted to the assumption that cash cannot bear interest. Lemia Bickalo explores unconventional monetary policy in the modern age.
The government spends $6 billion a year on rebates for private health insurance. Thao-Mi Bui investigates if such hefty expenditure is worth it.