Oliver Marc Hartwich

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14 Apr 2015

The idea of a currency union with New Zealand is a perennial talking point, and with the kiwi dollar drawing close to parity with the Australian dollar it might seem like there’s never been a better time. However, as Sheryle Bagwell discovers, there’s not...


23 Apr 2012

Europe’s economic crisis has been shaking financial markets for the past three years. Countries like Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and even Italy are in danger of defaulting on their debt. The continent’s banking system looks fragile. A whole generation of young Europeans faces an uncertain...


1 Mar 2012

This paper argues that the federal government’s plans to establish a Clean Energy Finance Corporation should be scrapped.

As a commercially oriented company, it competes with private investors. As a company with a public mandate, it nevertheless aims to serve a public policy goal....


28 Sep 2011

This report outlines the benefits and realities of Australia's growing population.

A growing population presents us with challenges and opportunities. Population growth, and the skilled migration that fuels it, helps our economy grow - giving us the resources to support our ageing population, build...


15 Sep 2011

The future of Australian migration depends on not repeating the policy of Europe and its welfare model.

Australia is one of the most multicultural countries in the world. Almost a quarter of the population was born abroad; almost half have at least one parent...

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