Nicholas Tarrant

Nicholas Tarrant

Nick Tarrant is a third-year Bachelor of Commerce/Diploma in Mathematical Sciences student at the University of Melbourne, majoring in economics and applied mathematics. He is currently on an exchange program at Lund University, Sweden, living the Scandinavian dream and exploring the world. He aims to use this experience to bring an international perspective to his writings.

In his spare time (and there’s a lot of it), Nick loves listening to classic albums, binge watching TV shows, and is an incredibly passionate Hawthorn supporter - telling anyone who’ll listen how good they are.

To pay or not to pay?

By · May 2nd, 2015

Nicholas Tarrant examines the newly emerging ‘pay what you want’ model, and whether the idea is likely to spread.

Twenty20’s swooping success – what this means for the cricketing world

By · March 29th, 2015

Nicholas Tarrant examines Twenty20’s impact on the game.

Equalisation in the AFL: a modern take

By · October 9th, 2014

Nick Tarrant examines the newest methods for equalisation of clubs in the AFL.

Equalisation in the AFL: a historical look

By · August 29th, 2014

In the first instalment of a two part series, Nick Tarrant views the AFL’s equalisation policies through a historical lens.

The Swedish Welfare System

By · May 30th, 2014

In light of the recent welfare cuts to the federal budget, Nicholas Tarrant takes a look at our Scandinavian friends and their approach to the welfare state.

VOC: The birth of the modern corporation

By · April 29th, 2014

Nicholas Tarrant has a look at VOC – the Dutch East India Company – and its influences upon the modern capitalist system.

Internet piracy: time for a more progressive solution

By · April 17th, 2014

In his ESSA debut, Nick Tarrant has a look at the internet piracy situation in Australia. What can be done to alleviate the problem?

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