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The Hidden Role of Rent

Fred Harrison summarises the various studies analysing the role of economic rents and why it is hidden from economic analysis. The interview is conducted by Andy Mazzone (Henry George School of Social Studies) as part of the Smart Talk...

Welfare offers rich pickings for the wealthy

By Philip Soos, Deakin University A few weeks ago, a Deakin University academic, Martin Hirst, made some interesting comments about the politics and economics of class warfare and redistribution. He correctly noted that the accusations of class warfare by Coalition...

Economists Who Dominated the GFC Predictions

photo credit: Stuck in Customs On the first anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, this piece sums up the cause to the GFC, as predicted by 5 economists who subscribe to the line of economic thinking we promote: land rent theory. Dirk Bezener, the academic...

Hudson & Harrison

Our 2 heavy hitters in the one place. Sure to be interesting with the banksters bailout a focus. Is the bailout a diversion from sharing the rent?