Tag Archives: inequality

Fair Share is overly pessimistic and interventionist, but still worth reading

Last Wednesday night I was fortunate to attend the Fair Share book launch at Brisbane’s historic Customs House. Unlike many book launches it was widely reported (e.g. this SMH article), as the book was launched by former Prime Minister Paul … Continue reading

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The economics of cheating – Australia’s new leisure class can afford time and resources for affairs

In an interesting Brisbane Times article last week (Mistresses, married women and early morning workouts), Katherine Feeney quoted her hairdresser on how common affairs are nowadays: “So many married men – so many wealthy, married men – have mistresses these … Continue reading

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Weekend reading and listening – 3-4 May 2014

Recording of my interview by Pat Hession on Townsville radio on the National Commission of Audit report: Reworking the Budget Excellent article on how to save money on pharmaceutical benefits spending: PBS savings: two sides of the coin Great paper from the CIS’s … Continue reading

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