Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Adam Creighton


Featured Publication

  • Trans-Atlantic Fiscal Follies: The Sequel 30 August 2011 | 1
    The GFC is back. What started as the US subprime crisis became the global financial crisis, which has now developed into the Trans-Atlantic sovereign debt crisis. Two years ago, CIS Research Fellows Robert Carling and Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich predicted…...
    The GFC is back. What started as the US subprime crisis became the global financial crisis, which has now developed into the Trans-Atlantic sovereign debt crisis. Two years ago, CIS Research Fellows Robert Carling and Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich predicted…
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Media & Commentary

  • Fees disorientation 14 October 2011
    The Howard government’s abolition of compulsory student unionism was a victory for fairness and efficiency. Until then, Australia’s university students – even part-time and remote students – had been forced to pay hundreds of dollars a year for campus services…
    The Howard government’s abolition of compulsory student unionism was a victory for fairness and efficiency. Until then, Australia’s university students – even part-time and remote students – had been forced to pay hundreds of dollars a year for campus services…
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  • Bolt tongue tied 30 September 2011
    Sometimes it takes an injustice to beget justice. So it may be with Andrew Bolt’s infringement of the Commonwealth Racial Discrimination Act 1975, as a result of articles he wrote in 2009 suggesting that some people claim ‘aboriginality’ for personal…
    Sometimes it takes an injustice to beget justice. So it may be with Andrew Bolt’s infringement of the Commonwealth Racial Discrimination Act 1975, as a result of articles he wrote in 2009 suggesting that some people claim ‘aboriginality’ for personal…
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  • Rate it yourself 16 September 2011
    What is causing the housing affordability crisis in Australia? Land restrictions and low interest rates are typical answers. But people forget about the impact of seemingly minor government rules like regulations that stipulate minimum dwelling sizes and quality. Next year,…
    What is causing the housing affordability crisis in Australia? Land restrictions and low interest rates are typical answers. But people forget about the impact of seemingly minor government rules like regulations that stipulate minimum dwelling sizes and quality. Next year,…
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  • Say whatever you like 05 August 2011
    Voltaire famously desired to defend with his life one’s right to say whatever one wants, even if he disagreed. That line is glibly trotted out to symbolise our supposedly enlightened attitude to freedom of speech. But does it? Parliaments in…
    Voltaire famously desired to defend with his life one’s right to say whatever one wants, even if he disagreed. That line is glibly trotted out to symbolise our supposedly enlightened attitude to freedom of speech. But does it? Parliaments in…
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  • No reason or evidence will cure US of its debt fetish 26 July 2011 | Crikey
    Ben Bernanke says it would be a “huge calamity”. I say it would be a salutary expedient. If the United States Congress refuses to raise the government’s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by August 2, the Obama administration will be forced…
    Ben Bernanke says it would be a “huge calamity”. I say it would be a salutary expedient. If the United States Congress refuses to raise the government’s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by August 2, the Obama administration will be forced…
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