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Reflections on Australia’s first public policy case competition

By · September 1st, 2014

Joey Moloney re-caps ESSA’s case competition on superannuation, the pension, and the ageing population.

Superbowl: A marketing cult

By · September 1st, 2014

How the sporting arena has developed into an entire economy.

Rationality on trial in three exhibits

By · August 31st, 2014

This month, Daniel Tan attempts to explore the concept of rational decision-making by questioning his own rationality in a recent experience.

Editors’ Picks – 31 August 2014

By · August 31st, 2014

Each week the ESSA Editors pick out the best articles from the latest in the world of economics, politics, and everything in between.

Equalisation in the AFL: a historical look

By · August 29th, 2014

In the first instalment of a two part series, Nick Tarrant views the AFL’s equalisation policies through a historical lens.

#writeforNAB winning essays

By · August 26th, 2014

Winning essays from our #writeforNAB competition: analysis and solutions to Australia’s ageing population and potential housing bubble.

Editor’s Picks – 24 August 2014

By · August 24th, 2014

Each week the ESSA Editors pick out the best articles from the latest in the world of economics, politics, and everything in between.

The Environmental Kuznets Curve: fact or fiction?

By · August 23rd, 2014

Yannis Goutzamanis considers the relationship between economic growth and environmental outcomes. Consideration of this relationship requires an examination of the controversial environmental Kuznets curve.

The Pokémon economy

By · August 22nd, 2014

In the first of a two-part series on childhood economics, David Huang explores the way in which Pokémon card economies functioned.

The Economics of Uber

By · August 19th, 2014

Chandan Hegde offers insight into how Uber represents key microeconomic concepts.

Y2K

By · August 19th, 2014

Where mass hysteria met economics.

The cost of the repeal

By · August 17th, 2014

Matthew Rao explains why the carbon tax should have never been politicised.

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ESSA event — Q&A 2014

Tuesday 23rd September, 6:30pm — 21 days away.

The Economics Students Society of Australia's premier event, Q&A, will see an expert panel fielding questions on economics, politics and society. Held at Federation Square, adjacent to Flinders St Station, the event offers a medium for students to question some of Australia's foremost thinkers and commentators. Past panel members include Judith Sloan of The Australian, John Daley of The Grattan Institute and Ian Harper of Deloitte Access Economics.

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