Search Results: economists

  • ENVIRONMENT

    Emissions Task Group squibbed its challenge

    • Les Coleman
    • 27 June 2007
    1 Comment

    Last week the Prime Minister’s Task Group on Emissions Trading released its report. Given that even Malcom Turnbull has described climate change as “the great economic challenge of our times”, the Report’s 200-plus pages are decidedly thin on substance.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Pomp and circumstance

    • Tim Martyn
    • 18 May 2007

    Tim Martyn gets up close and personal on the campaign trail

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  • RELIGION

    Is asylum seeker dumping usury?

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 21 August 2006
    3 Comments

    The new Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, has described IMF and World Bank conditional loans to Third World countries as usury.  

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  • AUSTRALIA

    MedicarePlus or minus

    • Rod Wilson
    • 09 July 2006

    Reforming Medicare is a favoured New Year’s resolution

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Industrial relations is the Church's business

    • Brendan Long
    • 26 June 2006
    6 Comments

    The Federal Goverment believes that church leaders will retreat from the Industrial Relations debate to their cathedrals. It does not realise that the proper relationship between economics and the good of society is a central theological concern.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Engaging the enemy

    • Peter Hartnett
    • 31 May 2006

    Social policy advocates equip themselves for the economic debate

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The problem with new money

    • Daniel Donahoo
    • 10 May 2006

    Daniel Donahoo looks at Doug Henwood’s After the New Economy.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Labour of love

    • Eureka Street
    • 08 May 2006

    First time voters, paper castles, songs of joy, bounteous gifts, signs of the times

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The new Jews of Berlin

    • Dorothy Horsfield
    • 08 May 2006

    Dorothy Horsfield visits the fastest growing Jewish community in Europe

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Selling the silver

    • Jack Waterford
    • 25 April 2006

    The largesse in the Budget shouldn’t have proven a surprise, even if conventional wisdom is that budgets following elections are the ones in which governments make tough decisions.

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