OPINION: For near on 30 years we have cruised down the road of economic growth feasting on the fruits of the “lucky country”. Sure, there were a few speed bumps along the way, a few wrong turns, and more than a few prime ministers, but it was mostly smooth sailing. Hit in the face by […]
Many see the current pandemic crisis – coming on the heels of the bushfire crisis and its parent, the climate crisis – in optimistic terms; as providing opportunity in recovery for economic environmental and social policy rethinks.
News from the front desk: Issue 384 About a year ago we asked the development director of a major property company what would happen if the number of dwellings was suddenly doubled. Would the prices fall to reasonable, affordable levels? No, was the clear emphatic, on-the-record response. As every developer knows, if the price of […]
This article highlights key findings from an Environmental Economics PhD study recently completed by Queensland University of Technology’s Dr Omniya el-Baghdadi.