The world is not flat

The World Development Report 2009 is a wonderful excursion through economic geography: with some interesting background papers too (like this from Marius Brul...

The WTO’s objectives

On 11-12 December, the Institute for International Trade will host a conference that Andrew Stoler (its Director) and I have arranged as part of our year-long r...

Temperatures in Victoria

An update to the previous post on the temperature record in the state of Victoria. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology says that 2007 was the hottest year on...

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According to the Reserve Bank's deputy Governor: "The prospective earnings yield on Australian shares now stands at 11 per cent, almost double the long-term ave...