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Electric Scooter Rentals: Fad or Revolution?

This article was written by Tim Wooley. Long have cars, bikes and public transport dominated humanities movements. However, with the success of ride sharing services, investors are again interested in partnering with firms who are disrupting how we have traditionally moved around. Of particular note are dockless electric scooter rental firms such as Bird and Lime. Following the success of dockless …

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Income inequality in a low-interest rate world

A topical discussion in economics is a trend of rising Income inequality, with some calling it the most disturbing social and economic issue of our time.[1] One way to measure this inequality is to compare the income earned by the top 1% as a share of national income. Plotted in the graph bellow we can …

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#ESSAdebate – Negative Gearing

Every federal election seems to enliven passionate discussion over negative gearing. Hoping to settle this debate once and for all we have Chris Craig arguing to keep negative gearing, and Conor Yung arguing for its abolition.