Public Economics: Principles and Practice has been a standard reference for the interactions of governments and society. It was first published in 2003 by Peter Abelson, who is an Associate of Synergies . It is wonderful that this authoritative source is now freely available here on the web.
Official figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that we are finally beginning to recover from the downturn following the end of the mining investment boom. GDP in the June quarter…
In this article, as follow up on our last article wherein we defended the art of economic modelling, we’ve put together five simple tips that can help you to become a more informed reader of economic modelling.
Figures released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that real net national disposable income (NNDI) fell by 1.1% over the year. In per capita terms this equates to a whopping 2.4% decline in per capita incomes for every man, woman and child across the country.
The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has been promoted as a landmark economic achievement with our biggest trading partner and is expected to grow both economies, create employment opportunities and increase living standards.
Rents close to Google bus stops have increased by 20-30% and local residents are up in arms. How should San Franciscan authorities respond to these concerns?
People can spend money to buy many sources of happiness, such as living longer and healthier lives and having leisure time, yet the old adage that ‘money can’t buy happiness’ rings true. So why aren’t we like the rational, selfish homo economicus, for whom money always buys happiness?
This article examines the economic policy framework for successful urbanisation.
A look at the role of prices and how they influence the buyers and sellers in a market.