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Vol. 30 No. 1 (Autumn, 2014)

Vol. 30 No. 1 (Autumn, 2014)
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FEATURE: The East is Authoritarian: Why China Will Not Democratise
Benjamin Herscovitch

The Chinese Communist Party may carve out an enduring place for its own brand of accountable authoritarianism.

INTERVIEW: Whither the Australia-US Alliance?
Daniel Baldino,
Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe

Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe speaks to international relations expert, Daniel Baldino.

FEATURE: Does Size Matter? An Economic Perspective on the Population Debate
Andrew Leigh

On balance, the case for bigger is stronger than the case for smaller.

FEATURE: The Legacy of Ronald Coase: Commercial Implications and Policy Consequences
Alex Robson

The work of Ronald Coase influences how we think about regulation, monopolies and the provision of public goods.

REVIEW ESSAY: Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Ross Garnaut’s Dog Days

Dog Days: Australia After the BoomBy Ross GarnautReviewed by Michael Potter

FEATURE: Liberal MPs Should Vote According to Policy, Not Conscience, on Marriage Equality
Peta Seaton

Liberal politicians need to develop policy frameworks to address issues such as marriage equality.

FEATURE: After the National Curriculum Review: What Comes Next in Education Policy?
Ken Gannicott

Australian schooling is not in crisis, but it is expensive and it is performing well below potential.

INTERVIEW: Defence and Indigenous Affairs: An Untold Story
Lisa Phelps,
Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe

Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe speaks to Lisa Phelps, head of the Department of Defence’s Directorate of Indigenous Affairs

BOOK REVIEW: Education, Social Background and Cognitive Ability: The Decline of the Social
Jennifer Buckingham

Education, Social Background and Cognitive Ability: The Decline of the Social

FEATURE: Why is Privatisation so Controversial?
Sinclair Davidson

Privatisation is controversial despite empirical studies showing it is a highly successful policy.

BOOK REVIEW: The Rediscovery of Classical Economics: Adaptation, Complexity and Growth
Steven Kates

The Rediscovery of Classical Economics:Adaptation, Complexity and Growth

BOOK REVIEW: The Conservative Revolution
Dayan Goodsir-Cullen

The Conservative Revolution

BOOK REVIEW: Hayek: A Collaborative Biography Part 1: Influences, from Mises to Bartley
Jeremy Shearmur

Hayek: A Collaborative Biography Part 1: Influences, from Mises to Bartley

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