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Economic Rents in the Housing Market (Very Sad!)

Economic Rents in the Housing Market (Very Sad!)

There was a very happy time in high school where I could get a Large Quarter Pounder Meal for under ten dollars. This was very cool. But just as the blue spring of my youth faded into the double bitterness of age and missed first round Economics Ball tickets, so too...

Inflation Unrest and the Halo of Monetary Policy

Inflation Unrest and the Halo of Monetary Policy

Inflation has always been a frontrunner in the list of highly discussed economic indicators. It dictates wages, living costs, and, in election seasons, it dictates our political leaders. Countries experiencing hyperinflation are seen as paragons of tyranny and...

Lockdowns: A post-mortem in the context of health costs

Lockdowns: A post-mortem in the context of health costs

RETURN OF THE COVID THINKPIECES… Let one thing be made clear: this is not a contrarian, myopic blasting of lockdown policies. It is irrefutable that Australia’s choice to lock down and lock out during the worst times of the pandemic, before the development of vaccines...

Russia-Ukraine: A Primer

Russia-Ukraine: A Primer

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that Russia has invaded the sovereign nation of Ukraine. Now, despite a flurry of Instagram posts with middle-class Australians lamenting how bad it is to be alive in this day and age (which seems somewhat...

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Daniel Walton   Portfolio Position: Top dog Personal Economics Flaw: Thinking I can make money on the cartoon races Edgy Topic: Portuguese and Spanish are the same language My Best Characteristic: I can name every state in Australia. My Meanest Characteristic:...

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