Category Archives: Australia

Ordoliberalism and “The Really Big Trade-off”

First published in jimsresearchnotes 30 December 2009, now substantially updated in the light of the new laissez-faire and the subprime mortgage crisis. In “Home Ownership and Privatisation” (Kemeny, 1980) I concluded on the basis of preliminary data on 8 OECD countries that … Continue reading

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Australia’s Scandinavian welfare

When we moved from London to Australia in January 1975 little did we know of the political drama that had already been taking place over the Whitlam Government’s budget proposals. There was outrage over the dismissal of the Whitlam Government … Continue reading

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