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By letting students in who might not otherwise be able to afford university, HECS sharpens the price signal. Image sourced from

Time for a blunt lesson on HECS and price signals

There continues to be a lot of discussion about the future of tertiary education in Australia. Should fees be deregulated, places capped, interest on student loans charged at the bond rate? And on, and…
Some price signalling can help consumers. Aaron Amat/Shutterstock

Why it’s time to scrap price signalling laws

Among the 52 recommendations contained in the draft report on Competition Policy from economist Ian Harper, is a suggestion price signalling laws established in 2011 be repealed. These laws currently make…