Black Monday: The day oil became cheaper than nothing

By · April 30th, 2020

Negative prices? What happened to the oil market? Pinidu Chandrasekera is back to update you on the events that led to what is being dubbed, “Black Monday”.

For a rainy day – Why Australia should be saving to spend

By · April 27th, 2020

Join Jeremy as he uncovers the balance point between expenditure and expenses.

Editors’ Picks: 26 April 2020

By · April 26th, 2020

This week: prices below zero, the origins of Earth Day, drugs and a podcast!

What is a fair allocation of ventilators?

By · April 24th, 2020

Medical supplies, including ventilators, are in short supply across the world. Ze Xin Yuan breaks down the decision making process for the difficult question of how to allocate ventilators fairly.

COVID-19 and how the future of the EU hinges on its response to this virus

By · April 23rd, 2020

The impact of the global pandemic is being felt across the world. Read on, as Alexander Vounisios discusses how the coronavirus could shape the future of the European Union.

The Unprecedented Panic for Home Gyms

By · April 22nd, 2020

Would you consider non-perishable food to be on the same tier of essentiality as a bench press? Gabriel Chenkov-Shaw explores the factors behind the price signals in today’s market that would certainly advocate for such a bizarre parity.

Are Cognitive Biases Irrational?

By · April 21st, 2020

Join James as his expose features intricate thoughts of our economy from a perspective unlike any other.

Louis Vuitton masks and Formula One ventilators: 2020’s unlikely hero?

By · April 20th, 2020

As an increasing number of companies join the efforts in pivoting production towards medical masks, ventilators, and hand sanitiser, Tingnan Li rolls up her sleeves and dons an (imaginary) Prada mask to investigate.

Editors’ Picks: 19 April 2020

By · April 19th, 2020

This week: the milkman, a war veteran and a good old cost-benefit analysis.

What can developing nations learn from developed nations?

By · April 16th, 2020

Travis Huynh examines the growth of countries around the world to uncover the factors that have underpinned their success and the lessons that other countries can learn.

Helicopter Money: Unconventional Policy for Unconventional Times?

By · April 14th, 2020

COVID-19 has left policy makers across the globe determined to find answers. Raymond He explores the unconventional methods of battling a recession, helicopter money.

Editors’ Picks: 12 April 2020

By · April 12th, 2020

We’re reviving Editors’ Picks! Every Sunday, let the editorial team provide your weekly roundup of interesting stories, normally from the realm of economics. This week: game theory, the bees of Notre Dame, zoom diplomacy and meditation.

The Economics of Working from Home (WFH)

By · April 11th, 2020

Several professions have made the shift to working from home due to the pandemic. Will this become the new normal in the post-pandemic world? Lemia Bickalo investigates.

A Russian and a Saudi walk into an Austrian bar: The global oil war that nobody heard about

By · April 9th, 2020

What links a market in Wuhan, a meeting in Vienna and everyday petrol stations in rural Kansas? Find out as Pinidu Chandrasekera unpacks the story about an oil war that would have dominated our screens.

Economics and pandemics: a relationship past, present and future

By · April 5th, 2020

Lawrence Huynh travels to a time forgotten to unravel the truth behind epidemics, and why they have so much power over humanity.

Where’s my flying car? Oh, and make it fuel-efficient with a side of congestion relief, please

By · April 2nd, 2020

There’s great potential for transport developments to solve the worldly problems of our time. So, what’s in store? Jessica Tang explores.

A Future to Strive For – Australia’s Medical Prowess

By · April 1st, 2020

Charles Huang delves deeper into the driving underlying business structures rooted in our medical facilities.

The economics of obesity

By · March 31st, 2020

Edward Meehan takes a closer look into the increasingly pertinent disease that’s replacing heart disease as Australia’s leading cause of death

Embracing the Influence of AI: Part I

By · March 31st, 2020

Ever wondered how Spotify suggests songs for your playlist that are up your alley? To bring AI to the domain of commerce, Amber Lee explores the current and future opportunities that AI presents for businesses.

The economics behind becoming an Instagram influencer

By · March 26th, 2020

Being an Instagram influencer is a legitimate job for many now and has been a game changer for businesses. Gabriel-Chenkov Shaw explores how Instagram has turned the world upside-down.

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