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Another Nobel for market economics

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Julie Novak

Elinor Ostrom, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, is not your average Nobel winner, writes Julie Novak

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Stimulus Packages

SUBMISSION | Sinclair Davidson and Ashton de Silva

Australia has experienced a generation of economic reform. The Australian economy is much more resilient to economic downturns now than it has been in the past. Of course our economy is somewhat vulnerable to international events and we do not...

Tax Cuts Not Stimulus Spending

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Alex Robson

Over the course of the 2008-09 financial year the Australian Government took a series of significant fiscal policy decisions which were designed to act as an economic stimulus. This paper asks the following simple hypothetical question: if those...

Tax Cuts Instead of Stimulus Spending Gives Average Australian $8,200 Tax Cut

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Over the course of the 2008-09 financial year the Australian Government took a series of significant fiscal policy decisions which were designed to act as an economic stimulus. This paper asks the following simple hypothetical question: if those...

Australia's Forgotten Future

VIDEO | Geoffrey Blainey

Professor Geoffrey Blainey speaking at the launch of Mark Lopez's The Little Black Schoolbook: Vol. 2.

Submission to Senate Inquiry into Trade Practices Amendment (Blacktown Amendment) Bill 2009

SUBMISSION | Sinclair Davidson

There are a number of problems associated with legislating against geographic price discrimination. In this paper Sinclair Davidson concentrates on two problems. The first is the practical problem of cost differentials across geographic space....

122 ways towards a Nanny State

OCCASIONAL PAPER

The Preventative Health Taskforce released its report on 1 September 2009. With 122 recommendations, it provides a blueprint for the Nanny State in Australia. New laws 1. Food and beverages classification 2. Junk food if self-regulation fails 3....

Preventative Health Taskforce Report - A Grab For Government Power Over Our Lives

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The National Preventative Health Taskforce's report released today is a grab for more bureaucratic power, and a grab for more tax by government, said the Institute of Public Affairs, a free market think tank.

Does fiscal stimulus work? What Nobel Price winners say

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Edmund Kirkcaldy

We have been told that ‘you don't need a PhD in economics' to understand why fiscal stimulus packages increase economic activity. Senior government ministers, the Treasury, a host of business economists, and a legion of journalists - amongst...

20 Years On: Western liberty and Soviet tyranny

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Chris Berg

2009 marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall-the moment which signalled the end of the short and brutal totalitarian 20th century. The movement had actually begun much earlier. The disintegration of Communist rule in Hungary...

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