David Hurley

David Hurley

David is a passionate fourth year arts and economics student at Monash University. With a major in politics and a minor in philosophy, he is never in want of an argument.

Likely related to his obsession with sports, David is particularly focused on competition in economics. He is cursed with the burden of seeing economics everywhere in life – spending money without worrying about value or opportunity cost is a struggle. Despite this he manages to spend excessively anyway.

Between binge watching TV shows and occasional rounds of golf he finds time to be the director of publications for 2016.  Though a challenge, David looks forward to balancing hard work and afternoon naps throughout the year while finishing his degree.


Short Supply 2016

By · August 19th, 2016

This year’s issue of Short Supply features articles about the history of economic thought, tracing the history and progress of economics through the work of nine different theorists.

The ‘Creative Destruction’ of Capitalism

By · May 18th, 2016

Joseph Schumpeter reluctantly offers a stark account of the future of capitalism. Alarmingly, Schumpeter’s thesis is looking increasingly accurate.

A healthy obsession: Why the United Nations must act on healthcare … now

By · September 29th, 2015

David Hurley examines why health could be a key to eradicating poverty in developing countries, and what the UN has to do.

Rousseff and the Brazilian Problem

By · May 19th, 2015

It is easy to blame iron ore prices for Brazil’s demise. But the real complication lies in a problem which developing countries seem unable to shake.

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