Outer suburbs in Victoria tend to drive larger, spacious and older cars which produce more carbon emissions whereas inner city drivers tend to prefer newer cars. This presents challenges in the rolling out of EVs in Australia. Labib Hamza talks about current trends and initiatives to address the slow uptake of EVs in Australia.
Modern Monetary Theory is about more than just tax, debt, and deficits. What can it tell us about unemployment and charities? Join Felix in the final instalment of his series to find out!
Inflation is the largest motivator of controversy over Modern Monetary Theory. Is MMT really all about spending freely? Join Felix in MMT’s response to these critiques.
How do government “debt” and the “deficit” operate? How does the government differ from households? Join Felix in Modern Monetary Theory’s answers to these questions.
Can governments just print money? Do we need taxation to fund government expenditure? Join Felix as he explores these questions with Modern Monetary Theory.
When we think of tax, there are a few contemporary ones that come to mind, like income or sales tax. But have taxes always been this sensible? Join Domenic as he explores various taxes in world history – the good, the bad, as well as the weird.
After major gas disruptions many European countries are suffering. Germany is on the verge of recession, will this be the tipping point?
France’s Socialist Party used to be a dominant force in the country’s left politics, but it has since faded into obscurity. Join Nate as he explains why this happened and what lessons we should learn from it.
Snowsports are a costly business, but climate change and generational changes are creating new challenges and extra costs for the industry. Join Wesley as he explains this, and how the snowsport industry is changing to overcome these challenges.
Can Australia still be considered its own fourth world of welfare capitalism? Join Joel as he discusses the history behind Australia’s welfare state.
Islam embraces a set of moral norms and values about individual and social economic behaviour. But how does this compare with Western economics? Join Joel as he discusses Western and Islamic economics in a contemporary setting.
In part two of this series, David concludes the discussion on blockchain, exploring all things decentralisation.
In part two of this series, Phil concludes the discussion on the USSR’s exchange rate with a case study on Pepsi, warships, and comparative advantage.
The first article in a two-part series, Phil outlines the economy of the USSR in its early years, examining why the value of the ruble was worthless as international currency.
Recent decisions by the NBA have hinted that league expansion is on the horizon. Using the COVID-impacted 2021-22 season as a basis of analysis, Mason explores the feasibility of this prospect and whether it would do more harm for the league than good.
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.
Vietnam is one of the fastest developing economies in the world. Join Olivia on this 3-part series as she explores the idea of the ‘innovation ecosystem’ that lies behind the country’s success.
Using supply and demand analysis, Rachael Leung analyses how consumers have perpetuated the harmful industry of fast fashion.
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.
Law and order are a common feature of everyday existence. But how did it come to be this way? Join Domenic as he ventures to Babylon and uncovers the very beginnings of law in the world.