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15 Jul 2019
Judy Kavanagh  The converging roles of men and women are among the grandest advances in...
11 Jul 2019
John MacCormick  There’s an old joke about an economist searching for their keys under a...
10 Jul 2019
Tim Maddock    Why don’t people move as often as economists expect? Some regions in...
08 Jul 2019
Dave Heatley  The right job in the wrong place. For many, that’s the reality of job...
03 Jul 2019
Judy Kavanagh   Regardless of the technology hype, we’re in a productivity slump...
27 Jun 2019
Dave Heatley  “Machines take jobs” cry the headlines. A journalist friend once said the...
26 Jun 2019
Dave Heatley  Can automation tech keep improving at the current rate? First, how...
24 Jun 2019
Dave Heatley  Biotech. Nanotech. Cleantech. Gene tech. Cloud computing tech. Successive...
20 Jun 2019
Dave Heatley  I only know one economist joke. A plane carrying economists plummets...
17 Jun 2019
Phil McDermott  Flexible land-use planning complements a complex, dynamic and...