Freedomnomics: Libertarianism, a Fairy Tale for Adults

Freedomnomics: Libertarianism, a Fairy Tale for Adults

By James Hancocks “Capitalism: God’s way of determining who is smart and who is poor.” Ron Swanson Let’s not kid ourselves; conventional economic policy has failed us. The world economy is looking increasingly bleak, there is massive upheaval in Europe, debt problems...
The Economics of Facebook Likes

The Economics of Facebook Likes

By Famin Ahmed So being the superficial generation that we are, you can’t deny that you considered at least once how many likes you got on your last Facebook profile picture change. Well lucky for you, UQES has you covered on getting bulk likes on your next one....
Regional Revitalisation in Japan

Regional Revitalisation in Japan

By Eddie Watson A lot of us know Japan as the country where a large majority of the population is either a 2D anime character or a creepy robot, where the game shows are hilariously weird, and where the TV commercials are just bizarre. To many outside the country,...
The Median Voter Theorem and Why Politicians are Boring

The Median Voter Theorem and Why Politicians are Boring

Source: http://www.udel.edu/johnmack/frec406/govt_failure.html By Nick O’Hara It is an often-lamented fact that there seems to be very little difference between the major political parties. We only need to look at our existing PM Malcolm Turnbull’s centrist views and...
Negative Gearing: Are We Tearing Down the Brick and Mortar?

Negative Gearing: Are We Tearing Down the Brick and Mortar?

By Caelan Rafferty Is there potential for tearing down a brick and mortar component of the Australian housing market with the recently proposed changes to negative gearing? Historically, the abolition of negative gearing during the Hawke-Keating Labour years in 1985...

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