As we enter a new university year, it is worth considering a simple question.
Who studies economics?
Professor Stephen King explains why state income taxes is an idea whose ‘time has come’.
Professor Stephen King brings to the fore the story of decreasing global income inequality, often receiving less attention in comparison to the fierce debate about in-country income inequality.
Today I want to talk about superannuation.
No! No! Don’t stop reading.
Seriously, this is important.
Yes, I know that many readers of this site are below thirty, so that an article on superannuation has about as much appeal as a discussing aged accommodation and colonoscopies.
But it is not your superannuation I want to talk about. It is your parents’.
The 2008 global financial crisis (GFC) developed over a long period of time. It included a housing bubble in the United States and then a slow squeeze in liquidity that brought down banks around the world. Europe and the USA, in particular, are still suffering from the crisis.