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Renegade Economists Show 520

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One of Australia’s leading economic modellers, Ben Phillips (ANU) joins to discuss his latest research into the housing supply mantra. He provides some illumination to the standard lines. We then delve into the future of economic modelling, best practices and the need to model a certain something. Thanks for your patience, a little technical issue with our 3CR pod feed this week.

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Fact check negative gearing – Ben Phillips applies the microscope.
THE report – Regional housing supply and demand in Australia.
Domain on the report.
Ben on Modeling only provides part answer to tax reform.

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Clutching at Straws

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Renegade Economists Show 519

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Frustrated at a number of old friends who are flipping out at terrorist activities, Karl digs into this thorny issue by looking at the influence of Malthus on critical analysis. Jonathan Green from Crash Course in History joins us from youtube. More on this in the coming weeks.

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UN population projections
Nigeria’s population pressures
Are condoms the solution in a Muslim state?
UN Human Development Index
Does the bible condone violence on other religions?

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800 Years on the Charter of the Forest

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Renegade Economists Show 518

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Dave Wetzel joins to explain the Charter of the Forest in light of its recent 800th anniversary. How does this act represent a right to the commons? We also get an update on his influence in funding London’s Cross Rail tunnel. What a storyteller!

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UK Parliament’s all party Land Value Capture committee
Past interview, Dave Wetzel
Land value capture primer
Incredible read – Who Owns the earth on the charter

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Michael DePetris

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Democracy is …..

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Renegade Economists Show 517

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The former UN Special Rapporteur for the right to housing and Prof of Architecture and Urban Design (Uni Sao Paolo) Raquel Rolnik joins to discuss her new book War on Places. We delve into the seismic shift in housing as a commodified asset.

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Raquel’s report as UN Special Rapporteur on the financialisation of housing:
UK Report: Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, Raquel Rolnik

Prof Rolnik’s work on territorial exclusion (she asked me off-tape about the level of commercial vacancy – yes that is the big one, regularly around 15 -20% in Melbourne)

The largest wealth transfer in living memory

We didn’t get time to discuss it, but Prof Rolnik is also very concerned about Rental Backed Mortgage Securities.

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The Distinctive Factor

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Renegade Economists Show 516

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Lindy Davies joins to discuss banking as a natural monopoly. We cover the epidemic of consumer debt – what causes this, the banks or underlying factors? Concentrate at the 25 minute mark as Lindy delivers key insights for reformers.

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Land values up $594 billion

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