UNSW Business


Australia’s exemption from Donald Trump’s steel tariff does not remove the risks of an international trade war, writes Tim Harcourt.


Businesses seem confident, consumers less so, China trade slows, Australian housing finance flattens, and the US economy is growing but remains hard to call, writes Richard Holden.


Important sectors of the economy have been quick to point out the potentially huge negative impact the changes to 457 visas will have, writes Richard Holden.


Investors in Snapchat's upcoming initial public offering could find themselves without voting power. Research shows these kind of share structures end badly, writes Mark Humphery-Jenner.

Donald Trump

American policies will change, and this may be a good thing, writes Tim Harcourt.


We have to be better at helping the minority who lose out from free trade and free movement of labour, writes Richard Holden.


World markets bounced back surprisingly quickly after Trump's election. Here are a few theories as to why, writes Mark Humphery-Jenner.

lock information

Keeping public information about companies locked up behind paywalls and maintained by private interests is not in the public interest, writes Jeffrey Knapp.


Knowing why companies use the structures revealed in the 'Panama Papers' is essential to seeking solutions, writes John Taylor.

Rio Carnival 2015

Brazil's changing fortunes won't stop Rio from shining at the Olympics, writes Tim Harcourt.