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Policy makers eye pricing scheme

China is keeping a close eye on Australia's carbon pricing scheme, but that doesn't mean they'll adopt the same ideas, according a leading expert.

Students put a Hult on global food crisis

Crawford School students are set to step up to the plate and present models to solve global food security issues, as part of this year's Hult Prize.

Tasmania in the Asian Century

Premier of Tasmania, Lara Giddings, visits Crawford School for roundtable discussions addressing the potentially profound implications the rise and transformation of Asia could have on the small southern state.

Be a pen pusher for a PhD

If you've got pens to be pushed, folders you've forsaken or your stationery has been too long stationary then the Stationery Exchange wants to hear from you.

Job hunt success is all in a name

Australian employers are not giving a fair go to all, writes Public Policy Fellow ALISON BOOTH.

Gas guzzlers fuelled by shrinking petrol tax

Australia is stuck in the slow lane while other countries speed ahead in fuel efficient vehicles, writes PAUL BURKE.

Asian education set for HECS

Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz will be one of the keynote speakers at a special six-day set of conferences in Bangkok looking at the take up of a very Australian idea – income contingent loans.

Beware a revenue blowout: McKibbin

Badly-designed taxes and huge election commitments without guaranteed revenue streams to pay for them run the risk of blowing a multi-billion dollar hole in the national economy, according to a leading economist.

Unpicking productivity

What does productivity actually mean? And what happens to the economy if we aren’t able to make satisfactory progress in increasing it? Those are some of the questions addressed in a new issues paper.

Aim high: big carbon targets achievable

The UK Government target of reducing emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 is achievable, according to the Chief Executive of the UK Committee on Climate Change.

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