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Ben Rees

Ben Rees is both a farmer and a research economist. He has been a contributor to QUT research projects such as Rebuilding Rural Australia. Over the years he has been keynote and guest speaker at national and local rural meetings and conferences. Ben also participated in a 2004 Monash Farm Forum.


Party politics lost in unemployment
Economics - 1/09/2014 - 17 comments
Economic philosophy fails Australian agriculture
November 2013 Feature - 25/11/2013 - 58 comments
Value of Australian currency
Economics - 16/01/2013 - 7 comments
Europe and economic philosophy : a necessary debate
Economics - 21/06/2012 - 6 comments
Used by date: free trade
September 2011 Feature - 20/09/2011 - 12 comments
The ugly side of resource development
May 2011 Feature - 10/05/2011
New South Wales elections and carbon taxation
March 2011 Feature - 21/03/2011 - 3 comments
Rural views to decide election outcome
Economics - 1/09/2010 - 7 comments
Extreme capitalism
December 2008 Feature - 11/12/2008 - 3 comments
The 'visionary' council mergers leave many out in the cold
Domestic Politics - 1/08/2007 - 6 comments
Some clouds on the rural landscape
Economics - 24/05/2006 - 5 comments
The fuel crisis in perspective
November 2005 Feature - 9/11/2005 - 2 comments
Telstra: when is a subsidy not a subsidy?
Domestic Politics - 29/08/2005 - 24 comments
The US FTA issue highlights policy failures in Australian agriculture
Economics - 7/07/2004
The Productivity Commission has valued trees over lost farm incomes
Nation Building - 26/01/2004
US farmers are better prepared for a US-Aust FTA than Australian farmers
International - 29/08/2003
Departments of Agriculture could have an important future in rural policy
Science & Technology - 17/07/2003
What's wrong with rural Australia
Nation Building - 19/03/2003



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