Benjamin Spies-Butcher

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2 Dec 2016

Does a world with more insecure work need to be a world of greater instability and fear? Are protectionism and nationalism appropriate responses? Are there alternative policy approaches which can bring people and communities together instead of driving them ever further apart?

With global...


16 Aug 2010

The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is now barely a blip on the Australian radar. It must seem another universe to those travelling from the United States or Europe. As they arrive, in the midst of a federal election campaign, they hear claims that the government...


30 Apr 2003

Social capital is one of the most exciting concepts to emerge from economics in the past decade. It promises to reconcile market approaches with intangible social dimensions of trust and community. At the same time it has been criticised as a form of academic colonisation,...

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