Danielle Wood, the National and Victorian Chair of the Women in Economics Network, shares her reflections on the 2017 Federal Budget to the National Press Club.
It seems that it makes good economic sense to support marriage equality. Jasmine Nguyen discusses its positive impacts on the Australian economy.
In the Murray-Darling Basin, water is valued as both a vital commodity and an ecological necessity. Market-based approaches towards water management have struggled to balance these competing demands, writes Eddie Go.
Climate change policy in Australia has fluctuated over the past ten years, perhaps at the behest of continuity required to successfully address the problem. Zecheng Han explores why this is the case.
Plenty of debate has surrounded whether Australia is experiencing a property boom or bubble. Solomon explores some key facts, statistics and policies.
Why are young Australians being asked to work longer than originally anticipated? Kyneton Morris explores the necessity behind raising the retirement age.
Worrying environmental events have incited governments to assume responsibility over emissions and to increase investment in renewable energy. However, the transition to renewables is far but smooth. Siddharth explores.
Love and economics? ESSA’s Solomon Zhang explores how the ‘L’ word has fundamentally changed the dynamics of modern marriage.
Discussing tax is never popular. Discussing the most unpopular tax? Politically foolhardy. However, with inequality on an upwards trend, it’s time we drop the politics and consider the economic merits of implementing an inheritance tax, writes Solomon Zhang.
‘”Twas the night before MYEFO, when all through Canberra…”
Tom Crowley explains why Scott Morrison and Malcolm Turnbull might get a nasty surprise this Christmas.
They say a person will have multiple different jobs in their career. But how easy is it to switch into a new role, a new workplace, a new industry? How feasible is to discard your current skills and learn something completely new? Taylor Nugent explores.
Australia is a democratic society, with liberal values at its bedrock. However, does legislation aimed at limiting hate speech go too far in restricting one’s right to free speech? Chris Kounelis makes the case for why Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act should be reformed.