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Jason Potts

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Adjunct Fellow

Jason Potts is an Associate Professor in the School of Economics, Marketing and Finance at RMIT. He has written three books and over 70 articles on the theory of economic evolution. His work focuses on how entrepreneurship and innovation drive economic growth and development.

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Innovation strangled by red tape

SUBMISSION | Darcy Allen and Jason Potts

Recent IPA research has demonstrated that business entry rates in Australia have been in steady decline for the previous decade to June 2014. This falling business turnover signals a decline in Australian dynamism and entrepreneurship. It is...

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The Rise of the Joyful Economy

Economics & Deregulation | Jason Potts
The Conversation 28th June, 2016

The relationship between the art world and the market economy has long been one of Sturm und Drang. Deep down, a battle of weltanschauung plays out...

Why public funding of the arts should always be temporary

Economics & Deregulation | Jason Potts
The Conversation 17th May, 2016

Last Friday, the Australia Council announced what it called "a $112 million investment over four years to focus on small and medium sized arts...

Federal budget 2016: What rhymes with 'submarine'?

Economics & Deregulation | Jason Potts
The Conversation 3rd May, 2016

The main thing that happened with the arts in the 2016 budget is that nothing happened with the arts in the 2016 budget. The arts and culture are...

'Proactive' regulation a bad idea

Economics & Deregulation | Darcy Allen
On Line Opinion 27th April, 2016

This article was written by Darcy Allen, Research Fellow, and Jason Potts, Adjunct Fellow The Australian Securities and Investments Commission...

Why economists love and premiers hate the idea of income-taxing states

Economics & Deregulation | Jason Potts
The Conversation 1st April, 2016

By Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts Malcolm Turnbull has called for a dramatic shift in Australia's model of federalism, specifically seeking to...