Marco Madzzar reflects on a new book by economist Richard Koo and its promise of resolving the economic malaise troubling the developed world.
2015 was set as the deadline for the Education For All and Millennium Development Goals. Kathryn St. John gives her assessment and offers a road-map moving forward.
Smith, Marx, Malthus, Keynes, Schumpeter: the history of economics is a meeting of megaminds, writes HETSA President Alex Millmow.
With petrol prices plummeting to just over a dollar a litre in Australia, the spotlight is once again on the Gulf States, and how policy-makers will react to changing economic conditions.
Christine Li dissects the disparities in labour market outcomes between men and women.
The rational man is known well to any classical economist, writes Philip Grossman. But his devilish counterpart, the irrational man, is uncharted territory. Enter behavioural economics.
Alex Setiawan highlights the importance of a good relationship between Australia and its neighbour Indonesia.
Perhaps not so glamorous as the ones on the runway, economic models often get a bad wrap. Yannis Goutzamanis analyses some well-known and much used models and gives his take.
Alex Setiawan discusses the economic impacts of the Asian Cup on the Australian economy.
How much is your life worth? Your health? Both in Australia and globally, healthcare costs are rising in real terms and as a proportion of GDP. The discussion around this in the media and policy centres on this fact, and solutions are proposed to change how much we spend; less effort is expended on analysing how we spend it. We propose that health economics is flawed both in its implementation and its theory.
Economics student Olivia Robins just wanted to buy an iPhone. To her dismay, she found out that it would cost nearly three times more in Australia than it would in the US. Find out why.