The Rational Consumer and the Case for the War on Simps

The Rational Consumer and the Case for the War on Simps

By Liam Falconer A lot of things have happened in 2020. It kicked off with the bushfires then moved into a global lockdown, with the pandemic overwhelming our attention since March. However, a concept slipped into popular culture this year, becoming so entrenched that...
The Rational Consumer and the Case for the War on Simps

US Election Guide (Five Part Special)

What could be more cliché than a group of Australian students talking about American politics? But as the saying goes, “when America sneezes, the world catches a cold,” making near-certain that the next four years may be the most consequential any of us experience. As...
The Rational Consumer and the Case for the War on Simps

The Makings of the Greatest Economy

In the first debate leading up to the US presidential election, Donald Trump claimed credit for building ‘the greatest economy in history’. A comment like this from Trump would generally attract the attention of a myriad of dedicated ‘fact-checking’ media sources...
The Wide World of Sports:

The Wide World of Sports:

The economics that governs how professional leagues operate From Aguero’s last minute goal to the Cavaliers 3-1 finals comeback, Professional Sports Leagues are responsible for some of life’s most shocking and spectacular experiences. Arguably just as shocking was the...
On Sugar Taxes

On Sugar Taxes

They say the only certainties in life are death and taxes. However, a worthy addition to this list is the Australian Medical Association (AMA) calling for the introduction of a sugar tax in the run up to an election. Such proposals consistently seek the introduction...

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