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Big Pharma Plays the Pandemic

June 25, 2020 - 22:48 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 585 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Renowned health economist Stephen Duckett (Grattan Institute) discusses our health system’s ability to address the pandemic. From preventative practices to problems with our private health system, we then […]

Monopoly Interests in the Pandemic

June 2, 2020 - 10:29 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 584 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Please support 3CR’s annual subcriber drive, on now. Show Notes Based on our recent event Airlines, Highways and Airwaves, Prosper Policy Director Jesse Hermans joins Karl Fitzgerald to discuss the […]

Virtual Lunch Room: Airlines, Highways & Airwaves

April 29, 2020 - 11:25 -- Admin

What do these industries have in common, and what is their role during covid-19 recovery? What: Casual chat in the lunch hour to discuss the economy we’re living in. When: 12:30—1:15PM Wednesday May 6th Over the past month, we’ve watched our Government dish out a range of responses to struggling industries. We’ve also witnessed powerful […]

Our Dividend Awaits

April 27, 2020 - 17:35 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 583 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Gary Flomenhoft (UQ) joins the show to dissect the evolving cov-19 conundrum. The good, the bad and the ugly of coronavirus policy responses are discussed from our perspective […]

Josh Ryan Collins ACT Seminar: Life After Interest Rates

November 19, 2019 - 16:48 -- Admin

1pm, Dec 4th Parliament House How financial and fiscal policy can better support sustainable economic growth With interest rate cuts failing to stop the economic slide, and consistent warnings from our RBA chief that monetary policy cannot do what fiscal stimulus must, what else can we do to support Australia’s prosperity? Helping us navigate the […]

Public or private housing? There’s an in-between solution

November 18, 2019 - 12:46 -- Admin

Originally published by The Age. By Emily Sims, Director of Engagement at Prosper Australia There’s something awfully jarring about contemporary public land privatisations. When we’re side-stepping rough sleepers in the street, it seems incredible that a Labor government can’t find a way to use our land for housing. Some statistics: 26 per cent is the […]

Josh Ryan-Collins Melbourne lecture: life after interest rates

November 14, 2019 - 18:33 -- Admin

6pm, Dec 3rd The Kelvin Club, Melbourne How financial and fiscal policy can better support sustainable economic growth With interest rate cuts failing to stop the economic slide, and consistent warnings from our RBA chief that monetary policy cannot do what fiscal stimulus must, what else can we do to support Australia’s prosperity? Helping us […]

Submission – Australia’s Oil and Gas Reserves Inquiry

November 7, 2019 - 12:55 -- Admin

Prosper recently submitted to the Standing Committee on Economics’ Australia’s Oil and Gas Inquiry. The Reform Agenda An effective resource rent mechanism is paramount to guaranteeing the economic rights of all citizens. This ensures the public receives a fair share of the value extracted. The ABS quantifies that Australia’s natural resources have increased in value: […]

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