Economists at Large are like “Economists without Borders”; a team of associate economists with a broad range of experience across economics, finance and sustainability. We specialise in environmental economics, the economics of animal welfare, tourism economics, natural resource economics and public policy analysis. Our special focus is on projects for the not-for-profit sector – community groups and non-government organisations.  We also have extensive experience working for government and private sector clients. Economists at Large has been working to promote sustainable economic outcomes for over 20 years.

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Australia could take in 20,000 extra refugees and save money by ending offshore detention



Economics and drug markets


In recent weeks, police celebrated a number of drug busts. Methamphetamines in Perth, marijuana in South Australia. Referring, I think, to the methamphetamines bust, I heard one TV report state.. read more

German energy politics and policy: Solar, Gas und Kohle


In Australia there is great current debate about the Renewable Energy Target (RET) and whether it will increase or decrease energy prices. We often look to Germany for direction on.. read more