An economist specialising in property and urban development, environmental economics, rent-seeking and corruption. New book — Game of Mates: How favours bleed the nation. Writes for MacroBusiness, Evonomics, and maintains an internationally renowned personal blog called Fresh Economic Thinking.
Our states are crying poor. They wouldn’t if they charged for rezoning like the ACT (The Conversation, August 4 2020)
Throughout Australia, when land is rezoned from industrial to high-rise residential, a charge is levied to help fund the required infrastructure. Continue reading »