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India: the next manufacturing giant?

Is the power of the manufacturing shifting to India’s hands? Join Ishika as she utilises empirical evidence to draw parallels between India’s current position and China’s past ascension into the industry.

Why Free Trade?

A Game theory analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

This article first appeared in Short Supply 2015 – check out the full magazine via the Short Supply tab at the top of this page!

Out with the Mining in with the…?

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

This article first appeared in Short Supply 2015 – check out the full magazine via the Short Supply tab at the top of this page!

Spectre of steel

Elijah discusses how the Zollverein – a customs union and free trade area – played a pivotal role in the economic and political evolution of German-speaking states in the 19th century, eventually leading to the creation of the German Empire.

The Pokémon economy

In the first of a two-part series on childhood economics, David Huang explores the way in which Pokémon card economies functioned.

Impetus for Intervention: Not So Good for Global Trade

Over the past month Ben Bernanke, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, has pitted his fellow central bankers against each other in what is being labelled a ‘currency war’.

His decision to extend QE3 by printing money rather than issuing short-term treasures has further debased the US dollar against most currencies. In doing so Bernanke has revealed his tenacity in devaluing the currency to stimulate exports in pursuit of his mandate of full employment. Unfortunately, what seems to be in the national interest may not necessarily be so for the global economy.

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