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A Radar for Common Sense

Our Renegade Economists radio show is celebrating its 500th show next week. Here are some recent highlights: The International Union for Land Value Taxation’s Alanna Hartzok discusses the political implications of a world unable to comprehend the onslaught of...

Value Capture for Victoria

  Debate over the new Melbourne Metro Tunnel and the funding needed is expected to heat up now that PM Abbott has said the $1.5 for the E-W Link is ‘locked in a box’. An interesting article in The Age highlighted the need for value capture: One idea...

Airport parking mafia

The power of monopoly rights was recently exposed with the growth in parking revenue at Melbourne Airport. Australian Pacific Airports Corporation is the owner of Melbourne Airport, a group controlled by a number of Australian infrastructure funds. It was reported in...