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…

Adelaide University Economics Club

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