Join Lawrence as he traverses through past and present to evaluate whether the Japanese sovereign debt level is truly a cause for concern, in light of the economic and political challenges that Japan and the world face today.
Few countries in the world require children to be in a classroom before they turn 6. Could Australia use this crisis to step into the breach? Charlie Francis takes a look.
Is the Finnish education model just another example of Nordic exceptionalism, or does it offer something more? Jessica Tang explores.
The quick onset of COVID-19 has instigated policy makers to think on their feet. Travis Huynh evaluates the recent superannuation policy
There’s a lot to be learned about economics beyond lecture halls, journals and the news. Books can provide a holistic, sometimes radically different, perspective on the role of economics. What can we learn from these books? With our new weekly book review, ESSA intends to find out. Read on for our review of the first book: Freakonomics
Most people would agree that some kind of regulation is needed to prevent unqualified surgeons from operating or unqualified tradesmen from performing unsafe repairs. However, the introduction of licenses to an increasing number of jobs raises questions about whether the benefits always outweigh the costs. Edward Meehan investigates.
Join Joel as he discusses the idea of using economic policy in the current situation to springboard into a happier and more productive future.
TikTok- it’s best known for its memes and viral dance crazes, but underneath this light-hearted exterior are serious conversations about privacy, spying and international intrigue! Hooi San Ng explores the cyber-espionage allegations surrounding Tiktok.
How does Australia’s economic response to COVID-19 compare to the rest of the world? Join Pinidu as he takes a scalpel to assess the stimulus packages from Washington and Westminster.
Are you struggling to keep up with online lectures and deadlines while studying at home? Are you easily distracted by YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or Reddit? Don’t miss out on these tips based on evidence from behavioural economics and psychology. Say no to 3 a.m. assignments!
Join ESSA and CAINZ as we have some (friendly) debates on various of commerce related topics.
An insightful articulation by Hugo of the medical sector’s changes in lifestyle.
Afterpay is one company that seems to be thriving in the current landscape. Alexander Vounisios takes a closer look at their business model and the reasons for the organisation’s recent success.
It’s time to move on from inflation targeting, a rules-based approach to monetary policy that stabilises nominal income growth can ensure financial stability and economic prosperity for the Australian economy.
Join Nigel as he delves into the psychoanalysis of what media truly is.
Should you focus on getting good grades at the expense of all else? Ronald Poon investigates.
Gold prices have been rising despite large dips in the market due to COVID-19. Hooi San Ng investigates why this is the case.
Raymond He is back to shine some light on US military expenditures, paralleled with a discussion of significant war periods
One would think that more efficient use of resources leads to less of those resources being consumed. Quite the opposite happens. Joel Lee investigates this paradox.
How will the Australian economy recover following the pandemic that has crippled the globe? Read on as Charlie Francis discusses the viability of increasing our use of gas as an energy source to revive Australia’s production capabilities.