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Matt Ridley’s How Innovation Works is recommended reading

This weekend I finished reading Matt Ridley’s excellent How Innovation Works, which makes a compelling case in favour of leaving innovation largely to the free market, rather than having it guided and supported by government. Ridley is a great storyteller … Continue reading

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Coal contraction continues

The big economic news for Queensland today was the announcement from BHP Billiton of a reduction in coal mining jobs of 700 in its Central Queensland operations, as the viability of some operations have been challenged by lower coal prices … Continue reading

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