Andreas Ortmann

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Research by UNSW economist has found that Sweden’s coronavirus infection rates could have been reduced had its policymakers adopted stricter containment policies.

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Sweden's daily total of new coronavirus deaths is close to zero. Australia is at an all-time high.

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It ought to be possible to replace Australia's minimum wage with a higher "living wage" without putting people our of work, but more will be needed.

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The experimental method has established itself firmly as a key tool in economists’ toolbox, writes Andreas Ortmann.

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Research by University of Queensland economists Paul Frijters and Redzo Mujcic revealing discrimination by Brisbane bus drivers deserves to be published, writes Andreas Ortmann.