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Where is it cheapest to cut carbon?

Researchers have shed some light on why some countries are more reluctant to agree to an international carbon price than others.

Pre-poll rate rise a possibility

An interest rate rise could be on the cards in the lead up to the general election, according to Crawford School Chair in Public Policy Professor Warwick McKibbin.

New President plans membership push

Professor Peter Warr, Head of the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, has been named as the new President of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES).

Capture the moment: talk carbon

A window of opportunity has opened up for a new global carbon pricing forum to be established, according to a leading economist.

Tasmania in the Asian Century

Premier of Tasmania, Lara Giddings, visits Crawford School for roundtable discussions addressing the potentially profound implications the rise and transformation of Asia could have on the small southern state.

Asian education set for HECS

Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz will be one of the keynote speakers at a special six-day set of conferences in Bangkok looking at the take up of a very Australian idea – income contingent loans.

Beware a revenue blowout: McKibbin

Badly-designed taxes and huge election commitments without guaranteed revenue streams to pay for them run the risk of blowing a multi-billion dollar hole in the national economy, according to a leading economist.

Building a modern Myanmar

Myanmar is a country undergoing rapid change and a program to be run in Crawford School aims to give the country’s young professionals the skills they need to help their nation make the progression to a modern democracy.

A good global citizen in tight times

It's time for the Coalition to push for aid effectiveness, writes STEPHEN HOWES.

Super debate causing concern

The debate about changes to superannuation is crafting “policy on the run” and creating uncertainty and anxiety in the community, according to one of Australia’s foremost economists.

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