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Inflation: A global crisis on the horizon?

New inflation data from the US has induced fears that the world is teetering on the brink of a global recession. Join Labib Mashrur as he explores why prices are rising and how it affects us all.

Is there a relationship between trust and economic growth?

The level of trust in an economy isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when analysing economic growth. In this article, Nicholas examines how its significance is often underestimated, and explores the role that trust can play in facilitating higher workforce productivity and economic growth.

Happynomics

The connection between traditional economics indicators and human welfare is not always concrete. Joel Lee explores happiness economics, which seeks to find a much stronger relationship between the two.

Avoiding the disasters of disaster management – Part II

Australia has faced many natural disasters in recent memory. Join Alexander on this two part journey as he explores why state and federal governments should diminish disaster risk, ensure insurance, and cheer cooperation to produce

better outcomes for communities impacted by natural disasters.

Australia’s Prison Privitisation Project

Australia is home to the largest proportion of private prisons in the world. In this article, Anna explores the claims and outcomes of Australia’s prison privatisation project in order to uncover concerning truths.

Avoiding the disasters of disaster management – Part I

Australia has faced many natural disasters in recent memory. Join Alexander on this two part journey as he explores why state and federal governments should diminish disaster risk, ensure insurance, and cheer cooperation to produce better outcomes for communities impacted by natural disasters.