By Adelaide University Economics Club

There is near consensus among economists that a carbon tax is the most efficient method in reducing greenhouse emissions. It is therefore puzzling that political leaders around the globe remain stubborn in their opposition to such a tax. Take, for example, Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s…


By Max Douglass

In the late 18th century, a new species began to emerge. Its emergence coincided with the rapid structural changes to economies around the world, and its behaviour would influence innumerable generations of economists and sociologists. Such a creature was not identified by a zoologist, nor a botanist…


by Gurmukh Singh.

So; let’s start this with an age-old tale. A village chief telling a bedtime story to his grandson says that ‘there is a fight going inside me’. The fight is between two wolves; one is good and the other is evil. The good wolf is kind, benevolent…


by Georgia Wiley.

After two years of studying Development Studies I sold my sold and moral superiority to transfer into Economics. My first-year econ courses were largely dominated by commerce students, resentful that BES is compulsory (rational people). As my degree went on, the majority of the commerce kids filtered…


by Eric Pan.

Did you know that Australia has the highest minimum wage in the world in 2019 when adjusted to inflation and purchasing power?

Hell yeah! You might say. Higher minimum wage means that we can make some decent pocket money at a part-time job and still enjoy ourselves…


by Madeleine Pemberton.

If you’re anything like me, you would’ve also spent your winter break keeping warm in Mallorca, Spain, through the screen of your television. …


by Aiden Bedford and Rui Sihombing.

The transfer of ideas and technology throughout all of the human history has been a critical factor in the collective advancement of humanity. All innovations, from the wheel, to the stirrup, to the furrow plough, were shared amongst all who came into contact with…


by Gurmukh Singh.

To quote the oldest book in the world “You shall eat the fruit of the labour of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you.” For countless people work is not just a dull facet of life; for it provides a sense…


by Lauren Fletcher.

Tinder kind of suck doesn’t it?

Guys get really low match rates (one study found the figure was 0.6% for men, compared to 10.5% …


by Aiden Beford.

When we think about how well-off we are going to be in retirement, it is only a product of how much money we have in our savings accounts, how much the aged pension pays or how much Superannuation we have accrued. If you have enough money, you…

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