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Economy & Industry

Can markets do the job of regulators?

There are four common types of market failures that support a call for regulatory intervention. Three of these were identifiable during the Banking Royal Commission, writes law school head and regulation expert Dr Benedict Sheehy. Read More

Tax clinic trial helping the vulnerable

A free ‘tax clinic’ by Curtin University to help vulnerable people with their tax issues has shown promising results. The Perth-based pilot might soon be replicated elsewhere around Australia like community legal centres, but specifically for tax advice. Read More

Economics as an antidote to populism

Economics as a discipline doesn’t concern itself with the vulgar notion of money. Rather, as a way of thinking, economics provides a framework that enables us to examine fundamental truths. Read More