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Anisha Kidd

Anisha Kidd

Anisha is a second year Commerce student majoring in Economics and Finance. She was attracted to economics as a means to better understand how the world works and in turn how people behave. Throughout her reading she has become more aware of the blurred line between economic consciousness and rationality and is spurred to discover more about where exactly they fit together. She joined ESSA to increase her understanding of the ideas and concepts that shape (often unknowingly) our everyday lives.

She’s a voracious reader of everything from ‘Think Fast Think Slow’ to ‘Paul Keating; A Biography’ to ‘Divergent’ and when not reading she likes to play hockey, google the royals and catch up on Greys Anatomy.

Election 2016: Infrastructure

By · July 1st, 2016

Anisha Kidd examines the complex web of infrastructure policy

Learning to trust strangers

By · August 10th, 2015

Anisha Kidd considers how new technology is helping strangers trust each other – and thus opening up a new world of economic transactions.

No taxation without contemplation

By · June 1st, 2015

In an age of ‘no taxation without procrastination’, Anisha Kidd considers what’s missing when we talk about tax.

Low and steady wins the race

By · May 6th, 2015

Why do central banks target inflation first and foremost? Anisha Kidd provides a reminder of the importance of this mandate.


“Water you going to do about it?”

By · March 27th, 2015

We use water everyday – but do we value it? and can we?

Revisiting Gross Domestic Product

By · January 14th, 2015

Anisha Kidd asks why such an incomplete measurement of our progress as a people forms the centrepiece of our public sphere.

Public funding versus full disclosure

By · October 1st, 2014

Anisha Kidd considers the costs and benefits of public funding in the fight against the economic incentives created by political donations.

The Kate effect

By · September 3rd, 2014

Anisha Kidd examines the economic influence of the Duchess of Cambridge.


Debt crisis or no debt crisis?

By · August 6th, 2014

Anisha Kidd considers the debt crisis, an ongoing saga in the Australian political and economic landscape.

Rethinking economic freedom

By · July 2nd, 2014

Anisha Kidd considers how much we should really value our economic freedom.

Working hard or hardly working?

By · June 4th, 2014

Is economic interdependence a possibility for the future? Anisha Kidd examines a post-scarcity society.

iRobot – a reality?

By · May 28th, 2014

Anisha Kidd examines how technology influences the economy. Are we on track to develop robots in the next few decades?


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