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Vol. 22 No. 1 (Autumn, 2006)

Vol. 22 No. 1 (Autumn, 2006)
FREE FEATURES
FEATURE: Disliking Making a Fuss

Underlying racial prejudice in Australia is held in check by tolerance.

BOOK REVIEW: The March of Unreason: Science, Democracy and the New Fundamentalism
David Robertson

The March of Unreason: Science, Democracy and the New Fundamentalism by Dick Taverne (Oxford University Press, 2005).

FEATURE: Should Monetary Policy be Transparent?
Jan Libich

There is an overwhelming consensus that monetary policymaking should be transparent: an evaluation of the arguments.

FEATURE: Anti-Americanism Past and Present
Greg Melleuish

The recent upsurge in anti-Americanism has a long history.

FEATURE: Shares in People
Joseph Clark

Students could finance their studies through selling equity in their future income.

INTERVIEW: The CIS at Thirty

Andrew Norton interviews Executive Director Greg Lindsay on the CIS’ work and influence.

REVIEW ESSAY: Mao- The Abhorrent Tyrant and How His Economic Legacy Has Been Overcome
Wolfgang Kasper

Mao, The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday (Jonathan Cape, 2005).

COMMENT: The Cancer Competition?
Jeremy Shearmur

Selected medical research could be funded through competitive prizes.

FEATURE: A Contrivance to Raise Prices?

Laws on misusing market power are not the best way to regulate business.

FEATURE: Choice matters: What Needs to Change to Make Schools Competitive?
Julie Novak

Despite increasing private school enrolments, school policy does not foster compeitition.

BOOK REVIEW: Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2005
Gaurav Sodhi

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2005: a Productivity Commission, 2005.

BOOK REVIEW: The Intelligent Australian Investor

The Intelligent Australian Investor by Chris Leithner (Wrightbooks, 2005).

BOOK REVIEW: The Ethics of Identity

The Ethics of Identity by Kwame Anthony Appiah (Princeton University Press, 2005).

BOOK REVIEW: Australian Social Attitudes: The First Report

Australian Social Attitudes: The First Report Edited by S.Wilson, G.Meagher, R.Gibson, D.Denemark and M.Western (UNSW Press, 2005).

BOOK REVIEW: Promises, Performance and Prospects: Essays on Political Economy 1980-1998
Barry Maley

Promises, Performance and Prospects: Essays on Political Economy 1980-1998 by Antonio Martino

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