Home/Tristan Truuvert
­

About Tristan Truuvert

Third year Economics/Science (Adv.) student majoring in economics and molecular and cell biology. I started with the Economics as Publications Director at the end of my first year in 2014 and in mid-2015 became Arc Delegate and an Academic Director. At the end of 2015 I was elected as both Vice-President External and Internal for 2016 and I hope to continue my involvement with the society for the remainder of my time at UNSW.

Economics This Week

On Wednesday the IMF cut its world growth forecast for 2016 by 0.2% after data from the first half of this year revealed growth was only 2.9% rather than the 3.3% expected. But as they say, it’s always easier to get the past right than the future. When outlining possible causes for this decline the […]

Interesting Article

Here’s a fascinating article that demonstrates the real lack of consensus in economic thought seen since the GFC. While anyone familiar with history of economic thought is aware of the conflicting views even within the ‘Mainstream’ that have been around for the past 80 or so years, prior to the GFC there was usually one […]

Economics This Week

The All Ords finished and extremely volatile week slightly higher than it left off on Friday last week at 5089 compared to 5072. As seems to be the case for the past few weeks the local share market just seems to be ‘jogging up and down on the spot’ not moving definitively in one direction […]

Interesting Article

I’ve been requested to dedicate this edition of the newsletter to our VP-Events Ruark Lantay Lefkovich who regularly assists the publications department in the development of our mailouts. This week he’s supplied us with one of the eclectic articles we’ve come to demand of him, this time investigating the economics of onion rearing. I must […]

Economics This Week

While the so called ‘liver transplant’ of a new PM and Treasurer may have helped domestic conditions it did nothing to stop the influence of global conditions on our relatively small-open economy as the dollar fell 3% in a week, ending on Friday at around USD 0.70.

Foreign holdings of Australian debt fell to about 64%, […]