Whenever a high profile event sells out, you can be sure that ticket scalpers are at work, endeavouring to make profits at the expense of those who missed out. Taylor Nugent explores why arbitrageurs succeed and explains the economics behind ticket scalping.
And the most liveable city in the world is… Eloise Hesse explores how Melbourne has once again topped the list of liveable cities and why the measure may not be all it seems.
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.
Ahead of tonight’s big debate between Melbourne and Monash, Matt Lagamba weighs in on the universal basic income.
This year’s issue of Short Supply features articles about the history of economic thought, tracing the history and progress of economics through the work of nine different theorists.
Muffins or croissants? Pizza or pasta? Can’t decide? Louise Yun explores why.
Love and Economics? ESSA’s Solomon Zhang explores how the ‘L’ word has fundamentally changed the dynamics of modern marriage.
Laura Foo takes a look at online auction platform, Akagu, to see whether its non-traditional auction style really does mean that you can score a fantastic deal on designer items.