Monthly Archives: June 2013

New article in The Conversation: More pie in the sky – economic progress no slice of life

Originally published in The Conversation. More pie in the sky – economic progress no slice of life By Warwick Smith, University of Melbourne In the verbal volley between Gillard and Abbott, Swan and Hockey, there is a conversation that we … Continue reading

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New Matilida article: Are Growth And Consumption Our Enemies?

I’ve just had an article published in New Matilda. The article is reproduced below. Thanks to the folks at New Matilda. Are Growth And Consumption Our Enemies? Professor Ross Garnaut recently argued that those of us interested in sustainability must … Continue reading

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Monopoly rents. An interesting piece by Paul Krugman

I’m not really into uncritically re-posting work by others but I think this one deserves to be an exception (partly because I haven’t got time to really write about it). Krugman highlights something I’ve been thinking about a fair bit … Continue reading

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