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The economics of quinoa: superfoods' dark side

Quinoa is one of a wave of trendy “superfoods” to have become popular in recent years. However, does our insatiable demand for these crops have unintended consequences in their native lands? Aleisha Hall explores the side of quinoa you don’t see.

Out with the Mining in with the…?

Cynthia explains the history of industry in Australia, and identifies opportunities for the future.
This article first appeared in Short Supply 2015 – check out the full magazine via the Short Supply tab at the top of this page!

The secret to East Asian modernisation

Both market-based and centrally planned economies went down the inevitable path of industrialisation during the 20th century. Emily Vuong reflects on the unique experiences of Japan and China.