UNSW Business School

tax

When Q&A host Tony Jones asked if wealthy people should pay more tax, the AiGroup’s Innes Willox said that Australia already has one of the highest progressive tax rates in the developed world. Is that true?

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Investor loans continue to rise, unemployment ticks down, wages growth remains distressingly low and consumers are unconvinced the budget will improve their financial situation, writes Richard Holden.

US money

The value of the US-Australia economic relationship is not necessarily obvious, write Richard Holden, Simon Jackman and Jared Mondschein.

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There's a budget imperative most observers have taken their eye off: the fiscal fallout from an ageing population, writes John Piggott.

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The government's move to include low-value online bought goods in the GST doesn't treat overseas and local sellers in the same way, writes Kathrin Bain.

jobs

The IMF is upbeat about Australia’s growth prospects, as is our central bank, but fear about a housing bubble and a lack of growth in full-time jobs is cause for concern, writes Richard Holden.

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With economic nationalism and isolationism on the rise, what would happen if America only bought American, Australia only bought Australian etc? Professor Tim Harcourt, J.W.Nevile Fellow in Economics at the UNSW Business School, explains.

Group dynamic

Researchers investigated the secret of good group leadership. What they discovered was as simple as it was powerful.

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Australian companies are increasingly using non-standard metrics in their financial reports. It would be better for investors if they didn't, writes Jeff Coulton.

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New research reveals not only why female traders buy and sell less than men, but that they may be better at it, writes Peter Swan.

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