Articles submitted by current students.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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%, […]
I’d like to dedicate this edition of the newsletter to Kai Zen for his constant service to this publication, including his kind donation of this week’s article. Written by the highly respected French economist Thomas Picketty it outlines the potential benefits the refugee ‘crisis’ could infact have for the still fragile European economy. He also […]