Bird flu and the consequent economic disruptions - from tourism to shuttlecocks.
What happens when an emissions intensive economy like Australia imposes a carbon tax? Jessica Stone discusses the phenomenon of 'carbon leakage.' 1 comment
What are the technological innovations in energy production most likely to bring about a low carbon economy?
North Korea continues to pose nuclear threats to the global community to this day. Why haven't the 60 years of economic sanctions worked to subdue this threat? 3 comments
Japan is certainly committed to big changes to breathe new life into their economy. How does it work, will it succeed, and what does it mean for us?
When a trustworthy haven turns treacherous, where should our money go? We look at a golden opportunity that warrants second thoughts.
Despite their vast differences, the Next 11 are powerful forces to look out for. An introduction to some of the world's next up-and-comers.
China has certainly grown exceptionally over the past decade. Can the Middle Kingdom escape what some anticipate to be a middling future? 2 comments
Roddan gives a chilling depiction of economic manoeuvres, both past and present, undertaken by the Indonesian government in a bid to marginalise the indigenous Papuans. From the transmigration program, to the rural-urban divide and the permitted acts of multinational corporations in the region, Australia’s passive stance in the face of multiple human rights violations is questioned. 2 comments
The rise of the BitCoin is documented by Hungy Ye in his analysis of currency and its origins. From the innovative concept used by the BitCoin’s developers to even the breakdown of the Eurozone, Ye tracks the beginning of what could be the next currency revolution. 2 comments
The signs of compromise between President Obama and Congressional Republicans on the US Budget have been fleeting. Weinberg looks to whether there actually any areas of common ground between the two. 2 comments
Yannis Goutzamanis addresses common misconceptions about the relationship between immigration intake and the availability of full time employment. 1 comment