2022 Wrap-up and podcast extravaganza
Ownership illusions: Private and public businesses
Ownership illusions: Competition
Repost: The Great Housing Supply Contradiction
Happy first anniversary to New Zealand's brutal, pointless, COVID apartheid
Wage growth is low, but household income growth is high. How can that be?
Why isn't Elon Musk a hero of the left?
FET #12: The great unwinding of COVID and crypto
Making sense of property as a monopoly
What would 2022 be like if we didn't panic about COVID?
FET #11: And no one cares...
Do economists know opportunity cost when they see it?
Rental vacancy is a symptom of price adjustment
FET #10: What's your EMTR?
Do we believe that the average Chinese adult is "wealthier" than the average European?
Capital gains are income. Incomes are capital gains.
Mysteries of inflation measurement
Why is the rent-to-income-ratio flat?
FET #9: Do expensive houses make us all rich?
FET #8: Should we vote for policies or people?
Over 2,600 apply to Australia's COVID vaccine injury compensation scheme
Economics of favours and karma
FET #7: Local relevance syndrome
Property cartel goes mainstream
Another superannuation lie
Film review: Line Goes Up
RIGGED book launch
Deceptive debt burdens
FET #6: Rigged: How Australia really works
Our immune repertoire
Land banking and the built-in speed limit on new housing
The great housing supply contradiction
Monetary policy is really weird
FET #5: Why we need a public housing developer
Speculative Index update
Fertility rate paranoia
The UCLA Lewis Center seems to have a problem
FET #4: Gas supply crisis and corruption
Money is not a token. It’s an accounting system.
FET #3: Will Bitcoin ever be a real currency?
A comment on stamp duty
Is Ed Glaeser a NIMBY?
FET #2: Do we need more waste?
FET #1: Is superannuation a scam?
How much does a family need to earn to be as well off as an age pensioner?
Things I've been up to lately
A fresh direction for the pod
The "zoning tax" is an illusion
How to get land into the HouseMate public homeownership system
LNP's super-for-housing policy
Why aren’t land titles free?
Labor's shared equity policy
A social housing fund is bad policy
Planning system data shows plenty of approved housing in South East Queensland
Dystopian nightmare of zero covid in China
Housing stock per capita mostly measures demographics
It's time to throw out the standard urban economics model
Public housing is way cheaper than rental subsidies
Russian mad man story...
Why politicians must pretend to want cheap housing
Falinski's housing inquiry report will be peppered with lobbyist catch phrases...
China's social credit system
My COVID story - Part 2
NZ protests and High Court ruling
If planning constrains housing supply, how does it do it?
My COVID story - Part 1
Canada update - emergency powers and protest
Adam Smith’s Pin Factory: Capital vs division of labour
New metrics to show the value of delaying housing supply