ESSA

ESSA
  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.

Mixing economics with water

By · October 22nd, 2018

Economics 101 tells us that competitive markets result in better value for consumers. Ismini Karamesinis, a regulatory analyst at the Essential Services Commission, explores how regulation is tackled in an area where monopolies rule.

The role of blockchain technology in fiscal and monetary policy

By · October 19th, 2018

With blockchain technology gaining more and more traction within the mainstream, Lemia Bickalo explores its potentially important role in transforming economies.

How much should politicians be paid? (Part 2 of 2)

By · October 16th, 2018

After analysing the politics of developing countries, Hasitha Jayatilake directs his focus to the economics of paying politicians in developed countries.

Dostoevsky to those who want to change the world: Part 2 of 2

By · October 12th, 2018

How do a Russian fiction writer’s works relate to economic theory? And does it really matter? Sao Yang Hew explains.

The cashless society

By · October 10th, 2018

Cash is fast becoming a thing of the past, and as such the cashless society is upon us. Chris Craig dissects the ramifications of this shift in the way we pay.

Free-floating contempt

By · October 5th, 2018

With much-needed wit and humour, Nick diagnoses the otherwise very troubling illness that currently plagues public discourse – reductivist economic arguments.

The Pursuit of Gross National Happiness

By · October 3rd, 2018

Treating environmental policy as a means to economic growth has been largely unsuccessful. Sarsha Crawley explores how by prioritising happiness, Bhutan takes leaps in both economic and environmental prosperity.

#ScoMo: Unmasking Australia’s 30th Prime Minister – Part 2

By · September 28th, 2018

After dissecting the taxation schemes of the former Treasurer, Jessica Tang continues her evaluation of Scott Morrison’s past policies, with an indication of what we can expect in the future.

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