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The 2011-12 Budget Commentary

Well, the 2011-12 Federal Budget has come and gone. Despite promises of a ‘tough’ budget, it was actually not that tough at all. Though there are many policies that this government has implemented that I do not agree with (which … Continue reading

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Dutch Disease: Resource Riches can be an Economic Curse

One of the things that has always worried me has been the over reliance that we have on the ‘resource’ sector. This has meant that our national policies are easily held to ransom by this sector and a real response … Continue reading

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