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  2. The return of Commballnomics: drinks, DPs and other dilemmas
    By · August 24th, 2016

    Forget your hair. Forget your outfit. All the Commball prep you need to think about is right here. ESSA’s Commballnomics is back for another year.

  3. Mo Money Mo Problems: The Universal Basic Income
    By · August 22nd, 2016

    Ahead of tonight’s big debate between Melbourne and Monash, Matt Lagamba weighs in on the universal basic income.

The right of recline

By · May 24th, 2017

Who should get control of the scare resource that is legroom? Amy Pereira investigates.

How do you solve a problem like inequality?

By · May 23rd, 2017

Income inequality has become a hot-button issue in recent years. Statistics demonstrate that Australia and most of the rest of the world are becoming more unequal? But how did we get to this point? How does this affect the economy? And what is to be done about it?

The Fall of the Trump Travel Ban

By · May 21st, 2017

After the block of both Trump travel bans, abuse of executive powers is at the forefront of American political discourse. Laura Waring outlines how the Administration tried and failed to ban a substantial portion of the Muslim world from being able to travel to the United States.

#ESSADebate – to save or to spend?

By · May 21st, 2017

To save or to spend, that is the dilemma facing many of us today. Julia Pham and Justin Liu go head to head in an #ESSADebate on what you should be doing with your money in your 20s. Have a read and then vote for your favourite in our poll to crown the winner, once and for all!

Budget 2017: Housing affordability

By · May 14th, 2017

Housing affordability is the hot-button issue of Australian politics at the moment. Did Scott Morrison’s much-vaunted Budget make it easier for you to buy a house? Bilal Ibrahim explores what you need to know.

Gonski 2.0: Turnbull’s Great Heist

By · May 12th, 2017

The announcement of the Turnbull Government’s intention to commit to a massive increase in funding for Australian schools has upturned Australian politics. Andrew Wong explores the ramifications of ‘Gonski 2.0’.

Immigrants are not stealing your jobs

By · May 12th, 2017

Using economic models, Suvi Lokuge examines immigration policy and attempts to answer the age-old question – do immigrants steal jobs from native workers?

Economics and ‘Plumbing’? Getting back to the basics

By · May 11th, 2017

As economics is turning into an empirical science, what should be the role of an economist, and should economics refocus from ‘philosophy’ to ‘plumbing’? Fredrik Thor investigates.

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