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Australian's Attitudes to Migration

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Bob Birrell

The desire to keep a distinctive and meaningful Australian identity, rather than a form of knee-jerk racism, is what lies behind ordinary Australians' attitudes to migration.

Electorate Wins Battle, Elites Winning War

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Gary Johns

The return of the Howard Government is not likely to stop our cultural elites from pursuing their patronizing and self-serving agendas.

Editorial, December 2001

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Mike Nahan

The Australian food-processing industry is in bad shape and the culprit is clear: it's out workplance culture. It's also time that our elites re-established contact with public opinion.

How the Anti-Sweatshop Movement Hurts the People it Claims to Help

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Ivan G. Osorio

The anti-sweatshop movement may appeal to young US idealists, but it is strongly counterproductive for Latin American workers themselves.

Keep it Simple, Stupid- the New Tax Reform

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Angela Ryan

Equity and efficiency are desirable goals in tax law. But recent tax reform has overlooked a thrid desideratum: simplicity. The next round of tax reform need to focus on lower compliance costs and less complexity.

Reinvention- It's as Simple as ABC

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Glen Darlington

If the ABC is to survive, it needs to stop its internal bickering, minimize union influence, recognize the primacy of audiences and devolve power.

Scientists, Statisticians and the Prophets of Doom

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Ian Castles

The dispassionate (and civilized) pursuit of truth is supposed to be a hallmark of the scientist. But you wouldn't think so from some environmentalists' reacions to a new and contraversial book.

Take Away Take-Away: The Self-Induced Destruction of the Australian Food Manufacturing Industry

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE

IPA Work Reform Unit Special Report. Australia is a perfect location from which to exploit the booming processed-food markets in the Asia-Pacific region. Yet, some of the major players are quietly disinvesting and moving elsewhere. Why?

Trade Laws and Pharmaceuticals

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Alan Moran

Short-term gains from patent violations will ultimately be swamped by long-term losses in innovation and an unwillingness to undertake costly research.

Volume 53 Number 4

IPA REVIEW

Bob Birrell and Katharine Betts on Australians' attitudes to migration; Ian Castles on the mixed reactions to Bjorn Lomborg's The Skeptical Environmentalist; Angela Ryan on tax reform; Al Moran on Patent Rights; Glenn Darlington on the ABC; and a...

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