From public infrastructure funding to the counter-intuitive request that landholders would be better off if they faced higher taxation, each report reveals a unique insight into the role society plays in the economy.
- Speculative Vacancies 9 – Impeding the Market by Karl Fitzgerald. An extensive analysis of the market power landholders enjoy and the urgent need for a more thorough vacancy measure.
- The Unspoken Alternatives to Expensive Housing report by Dr Cameron Murray. The report with a finding four times more effective than the supply side’s best efforts.
- Trickle Up Economics: Assessing the impact of privatized land rent on economic growth by Dr Gavin Putland. Featuring our most powerful graph.
- The First Interval – Evaluating ACT’s Land Value Tax Transition. Prosper Australia commissioned Dr. Cameron Murray to examine the early benefits of ACT’s 20 year process replacing conveyancing stamp duty with land tax.
- The eighth Speculative Vacancies Report – The Empty Properties Ignored by Statistics – Catherine Cashmore. Vacancies up 28% but still house prices increase?
- The seventh Speculative Vacancies report – Catherine Cashmore. Read the past 6 reports.
- Total Resource Rents of Australia – Harnessing the Power of Monopoly – Karl Fitzgerald. Many write economic rents off as inconsequential. This report quantifies how much and why it is essential they become the funding base for the future.
- The sixth Speculative Vacancies in Melbourne report – Philip Soos and Paul Egan on vacant housing and the reforms needed. Read the last five Speculative Vacancies reports on our Earthsharing site.
- From the Sub-Prime to the Terrigenous – Dr Gavin Putland’s definitive investigation of the role land played in triggering the Global Financial Crisis.
- Written Off: Negative Gearing – Philip Soos
- Leith van Onselen on Australia’s Macroeconomic Housing Conditions
- Unlocking the Riches of Oz – How capturing economic rents makes economic sense Bryan Kavanagh’s landmark report. Must read!
- The Taxable Capacity of Australian Resources (PDF 905KB)
Terry Dwyer (ANU) systematically spells out why this system is theoretically possible and where this system has worked.
- The Elected Representative’s Guide to Site Revenue for Public Finance (PDF 340KB) by Lev Lafayette – analysing the efficiency of Site Rating over CIV taxation.
- Victoria’s Municipal Rating System – AIUS Report (PDF 2.03M) –
Phil Anderson’s key report, delving into the heart of Council Rates. How do rates effect local employment and growth prospects. A must read.
- Land Values Research Group – A wealth of data to prove that the shifting of taxation off labour and onto resources is financially viable, with evidence going back to 1943. Check ‘Collapsing Economies’ by Bryan Kavanagh.
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