Where Immigrants go to school is more important than where they came

Upon migrating to another country, Migrants are often at an educational disadvantage. This can affect the distribution of income and thus the quality of life. The Children of foreign born parents are about on average a year behind their peers, even after accounting their parental income. The latest Programme for international Assessment test(PISA), found that while … Continue reading Where Immigrants go to school is more important than where they came

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Donald Trump signs executive order withdrawing US from Trans-Pacific Partnership

US President Donald Trump has signed executive orders withdrawing America from the Trans­-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and stopping the federal government from hiring any more workers. Why is this so? Mr Trump, who has previously argued the agreement would harm the US economy, said the order was a "great thing for the American worker". Mr … Continue reading Donald Trump signs executive order withdrawing US from Trans-Pacific Partnership

Tariff cuts spruiked as free trade at crossroads

2017-january-2nd-tariff-cuts-spruiked-as-free-trade-at-crossroads Despite the backlash against globalisation and trade and a greater move towards protectionism in movements such as Brexit, the election of Donald Trump and America withdrawing from the TPP, federal Trade Minister, Steven Ciobo is still confident that Australians still support the pursuit of free-trade agreements. "Australia is an exporting nation, It is a fundamental … Continue reading Tariff cuts spruiked as free trade at crossroads