1. The Economics Student Society of Australia
  2. Annual Publication Out Now!
    By · May 20th, 2017

    Enjoy our annual publications below!

  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.

Royal economics – regal revenue or taxpayer’s burden?

By · June 3rd, 2021

The British Royal Family have yet again been thrust into the spotlight, renewing taxpayers’ frustrations that they fund such a lavish lifestyle. Synnove Undhjem explores the economic effects of the Royal Family from another perspective.

Tensions Expose Australia’s Over-Reliance on China

By · June 3rd, 2021

China has long been Australia’s most prominent trade partner. With political tensions flaring, Sohan Pujar discusses what the future of Australian trade might be.

Tackling Australia’s Overdue Housing Crisis

By · June 1st, 2021

Australia has been in the grips of a housing affordability crisis for at least a decade now. Join Akshita Vaid as she discusses some current challenges resulting from the crisis and some ways to tackle it.

Credit Suisse, David Cameron and the Whyalla steelworks: The extraordinary demise of Greensill Capital

By · May 27th, 2021

Australian supply chain financing firm Greensill Capital has held a grandiose and incredulous public image through its association with many powerful figures, such as former British Prime Minister David Cameron and former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. Join Pinidu as he sets out to explore the world of supply-chain finance and provides an insight into the firm’s dramatic fall from grace.

I’ll do this tomorrow, or will I?

By · May 25th, 2021

As you embark on exam revision, you will find yourself saying things like “I will start my exam preparation tomorrow” or “I will do my essay and submit it tomorrow”. You will know for a fact that these shallow promises are rarely seen through. In his second ESSA article, Shabeeh Haider presents us with the hard, economic truth for why we can call ourselves procrastination kings.

The Technical Difficulties of the Global Chip Shortage

By · May 19th, 2021

Semiconductors are changing the world, but the industry has been hit hard over the year foregone. Join Lawrence as he explores the sheer power and influence of semiconductors, and just exactly how our economy began to run out.

Federal Budget Marks a Shift to the Left

By · May 19th, 2021

The 2021 Budget marks a significant shift away from Liberal Government approaches in the past. Join Ezekiel, as he analyses the political and macroeconomic of this year’s budget and its implications for the future.

Survival of the fittest? The economy post-JobKeeper

By · May 18th, 2021

The end of the Jobkeeper program has yet again forced Australian businesses to adapt. Synnove Undhjem explores how these businesses might survive in Australia’s post-COVID economy.

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