Short Supply 2015

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Tearing Down The White Picket Fence

If Australians are to continue to have stability and prosperity, we must do away with the damaging dream of the ‘white picket fence.’

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The More Things Change…

Australian industry has experienced a wealth of changes due to accelerating globalisation in the late 20th century. Dr George Raitt explores the effects that the changes have had on competition law, particularly in reference to the beer brewing industry.

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Where Will Our Economy be in 10 Years?

Alex plays fortune teller and forecasts Australia’s economic situation over the next decade.

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Why Free Trade?

A Game theory analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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The Sharing Economy and the Rise of the Freelancer

Australia, like the rest of the world, is moving towards a ‘sharing economy.’ As Steph explains, the paradigm shift has implications for workers and employers alike.

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Out with the Mining in with the…?

Cynthia explains the history of industry in Australia, and identifies opportunities for the future.

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Leaning Towards Manufacturing

Carl takes a look at Australia’s manufacturing industry and how management reform could lead to economic success.

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Falling Commodity Prices: Riding the Rollercoaster

Mining has propped up the Australian economy for over a decade, but now the boom appears to be over. What can explain this dramatic fall?

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Australia’s Economy: Then and Now

Dr Mathew Butlin examines how composition of the Australian economy has changed, from the 1850s Gold Rush to the present day.

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Pillars or Pillows?

Oscar explains Australia’s banking competition policy in light of the controversy around maintaining the ‘big four.’

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