Archived publication for 2008
The incentives to develop the technologies to reduce global CO2 emissions are being undermined. Internationally, a campaign is being run to undermine the intellectual property that incentivises research and development on CO2 mitigation...
"UN Climate Change Talks commencing in Accra, Ghana tomorrow should focus on removing tariff and non-tariff barriers on low-carbon technologies, not patents", Tim Wilson, Director of the Intellectual Property (IP) and Free Trade Unit at the...
A new report by Ross Fox in conjunction with the Mannkal Economic Education Foundation examining the public health system in Western Australia.
WA public hospitals have more bureaucrats and fewer nurses than the average public hospital in Australia according to a major report to be released in Perth by the Institute of Public Affairs.
According to new research by the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA), the fall of house prices in the United States has left Sydney with the most expensive housing in the world.
"The collapse of the World Trade Organisation's Doha Round of trade negotiations will harm Australia and the world's poor", according to Tim Wilson, Director of the IP and Free Trade Unit at free market think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs.
The Board of the Institute of Public Affairs announced today that Rod Kemp will become the Chairman of the Institute, effective from 1 August 2008.
If implemented, the measures to curb Australia's carbon emissions foreshadowed in the federal government's Green Paper will bring about a radical transformation of the economy, according to the Institute of Public Affairs, Australia's leading free...