Damn Parking Fines, Price Elasticity & Better Government Services

We've all experienced that moment when a business meeting, a dental appointment or a shopping trip took slightly longer than ...

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March 25, 2018

Housing Prices in the Cities are Falling and here’s what it could mean

Not to blow my own trumpet... too much ... in April last year, I was writing about how Australia was ...

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February 20, 2018

Quick Thoughts: Why Economies Fail

An abstract from an upcoming essay. The main problem with most economic theorists isn't that they fail to produce plausible theories ...

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November 1, 2017

Our Inhuman Future

It's been some years since I seriously attempted to study software development in any degree of detail, however, I still ...

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October 6, 2017

Why Venezuela Should be a Warning to Australia

Economic books are written throughout the times of prosperity and generally re-written after a crisis. Venezuela is no exception. For ...

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August 13, 2017

Welcome to the Desert of the Real

“Truth, of course, must of necessity be stranger than fiction, for we have made fiction to suit ourselves." Gilbert K. ...

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June 22, 2017

Local Governments Need to Make Changes, soon!

  The advent of a fourth technological revolution combined with a struggling Australian economy means that decisions made at the national ...

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May 3, 2017

Pursuing Local Growth During Global Slumps

The Australian dream, like its American sister, has, for a long time, been centred on the idea of home ownership combined ...

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April 3, 2017