Economic analysis of the Asian Cup

By · January 23rd, 2015

Alex Setiawan discusses the economic impacts of the Asian Cup on the Australian economy.

The value of tertiary education

By · January 19th, 2015

Chandan Hegde emphasises the importance of tertiary education despite increasing debt for university students.

Revisiting Gross Domestic Product

By · January 14th, 2015

Anisha Kidd asks why such an incomplete measurement of our progress as a people forms the centrepiece of our public sphere.

Principles of higher education funding

By · January 4th, 2015

In light of the higher education reform debate in parliament, Deloitte Access Economics’ William Gort and Matt Wright discuss the efficiency of subsidies in the university system.

Ideology ain’t dead

By · December 22nd, 2014

It might be fashionable to say otherwise, but the big ideas are still at play in modern Australia. Brody Viney finds them hiding in plain sight, and reflects on their importance for economists as well as voters.

Obama’s last shot

By · December 17th, 2014

Matthew Rao outlines the two key areas the Obama administration must focus on in its remaining years.

Does Abenomics deserve a mandate?

By · December 10th, 2014

Matthew Rao examines the impact of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic approach two years on.

Inequality from a different Engel

By · December 9th, 2014

Inspired by last semester’s encounter with Engel’s Law, Daniel Tan posits an unsettling conjecture about income inequality and the future of consumption growth

Wisdom via iTunes: Understanding the booming podcast market and what’s worth a listen

By · December 4th, 2014

Chris Weinberg dissects the rise, fall, and rise again of podcasts.

Emotion, memory and history: The economics of nostalgia

By · December 1st, 2014

Alex Setiawan explains why people buy outdated items, and things associated with them.

How Victoria should tax property

By · October 27th, 2014

Joey Moloney explains why moving to a land value tax and away from stamp duty makes economic sense.

Behavioural economics: why do we study at university?

By · October 27th, 2014

Alex Setiawan discusses the reasons why university students pursue higher education.

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