Recent publications

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Editorial, March 2000

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Mike Nahan

One of the perversities of modern life is the tendancy to accentuate the negative and ignore the positive. This is particularly the case for globalization and jobs.

Ignorance is Bliss: The Media and East Timor

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Michael O'Connor

The crisis in East Timor over the past twelve months or so posed a serious challenge not only to Australian policymakers but also to the media in its coverage of the crisis.

In the Footsteps of Charles Copeman

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Stuart Wood

Management and politicians can be bigger barriers to prosperity than unions.

New Class Suicide

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Paul Ross

In 1995, my IPA Review article 'Losing Their Faculties?' looked at some of the dreadful courses imposed on students by Australian universities. This return to the crime scene shows the same academic confusion of fashion, political bias and...

Numerology and the Media

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Nick Renton

The media's fascination with large and/or round numbers can get in the way of meaningful reporting.

Selling Ideas in a Rationally Ignorant World

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Fred L. Smith, Jr

Even good ideas need selling. And reformers shouldn't be afraid of fairness.

The 1999 Election in New Zealand

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | James Alvey

From 1984 until the early 1990s, New Zealand was regarded as the leading economic reformer in the Western world.

The One That Got Away

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Don D'Cruz

The defeat of the Kennett Government as a result of the Victorian State election of 18 September 1999 suprised almost all observers. A look at how defeat was snatched from the jaws of victory.

Wildlife Stocks

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Michael Warby

Michael Warby interviews John Wamsley.

Volume 52 Number 1

IPA REVIEW

Why, in politics, it is sometimes rational to be ignorant; the media and East Timor; the Victorian State election; digital TV; the ludicrous side of university life; book reviews and much more....

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