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If we did away with this hands-‘on intervention and redirected just half of current government spending on health into a medical expenses subsidy for individual Australians, the average subsidy would exceed $2,000.
by David Leyonhjelm - 8/02/2016 - 15 comments
Women make up the majority of the poor, as much as 70 per cent in some countries.
by Donasius Pathera - 4/02/2016 - 15 comments
I'm declaring 2016 the Year of Suburbia! Why? Because I think the penny will start to drop that the CBDs and inner cities are not the be all and end all of what it means to be 'urban.'
by Ross Elliott - 3/02/2016 - 5 comments
Global innovation suffers a collective action problem. There is no governing institution to do the difficult thing of coordinating a global innovation agreement and global innovation activities.
by Jason Potts - 3/02/2016 - 5 comments
The traditional National Electricity Market supply chain – large-scale generation, networks and retailers – is facing a phase of rapid change, bringing unbridled risk and complexity.
by Mark Christensen - 22/01/2016 - 26 comments
Official Government data for June 2014 indicates that 12 per cent of Australia's agricultural land (about 50 million hectares, an increase of 4.7 million hectares since 2010) featured some level of foreign ownership.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 18/01/2016 - 12 comments
Finland is preparing to run a series of pilot programs to test whether universal basic incomes are an appropriate way to proceed in that country.
by John Tomlinson - 15/01/2016 - 12 comments
In fact, global economic forces, along with oil supply and demand fundamentals, are much more important than the tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Michaelia Cash wants to return to the days of crushing workers dreams by introducing Star Chambers such as was established in the days of the Howard Government's Work Choices regime.
by John Tomlinson - 6/01/2016 - 8 comments
The estimates should be taken only as a reference case rather than a serious attempt at predicting crude prices in 25 years.
Today intra-ASEAN trade is approximately 25% of total trade, growing around 10.5% per annum, and expected to reach 30% of total ASEAN tradeby the year 2020.
by Murray Hunter - 31/12/2015 - 6 comments
An international pension fund coalition - co-founded by a UN agency last September - wants to shift at least USD600 billion of other people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewable energy projects.
by Michael Kile - 24/12/2015 - 61 comments


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