Category: Economics

Venezuela VS Peru
21Jun
EconomicsNewsPolitics

Compare the pair: Venezuela v.s. Peru

Generation Liberty recently took a look at the Venezuelan catastrophe, a South American economy collapsing in the wake of decades of mismanagement by a socialist government; turning an oil-rich nation into a failed state.

However, while Venezuela languishes another South American economy is succeeding: Peru’s economy has seen dramatic improvements by adopting market practices and deregulating industries across the country:

01Jun
EconomicsNewsWorld

Venezuela’s crawl to economic collapse: a socialist catastrophe

If you ever wanted an example of a relatively prosperous nation descending into a failed state due to socialist policies, look no further than Venezuela in 2016.

20May
EconomicsNewsStudent contributionsVideos

Generation Liberty takes on the Socialist Alternative at the University of Melbourne

Last week Generation Liberty, in conjunction with the Melbourne University Freedom Society, took on the Socialist Alternative at the University of Melbourne in The Great Debate: Capitalism v. Socialism.

15May
EconomicsNewsPoliticsWorld

The world is getting better: statistics

Despite the stories of doom and gloom, the world is actually getting better.

02May
Economics

An economic masterpiece: Why don’t all Sandwiches cost $1500?

The pace of technological development and economic progress over the last century has been extraordinary.

22Apr
EconomicsSocial

Business is good at solving problems, even social ones

In his speech, Michael Porter posits that people should in fact embrace the capacity for businesses to solve the challenges we face in society, rather than considering them the root of all problems.

15Apr
EconomicsListsStudent contributions

7 Free Market Policies to Help the Environment

Written by John Hajek, IPA Campus Coordinator — Melbourne University

09Mar
EconomicsListsStudent contributions

7 Free Market Economists You Need to Know

Written by John Hajek, IPA Campus Coordinator — Melbourne University

18Feb
EconomicsNewsWorld

Why Nairobi loves getting water from an ATM

You can get cash, drinks, food, gadgets and many other useful items from automated machines, but would you ever think of withdrawing water from an ATM?