global financial crisis
07 May 2012
According to the federal government, quick action to instigate stimulus policies saved the Australian economy. The real story is rather different though, writes Peter Swan.
13 March 2012
An online tool that tracks international regulatory developments in the aftermath of the GFC and aims to be the most comprehensive of its kind, has been launched by UNSW Law.
05 May 2011
Australia's banks should be made to contribute to a fund to ensure their long-term stability and help prevent any future financial disaster, says finance law professor Ross Buckley.
03 November 2009
Treasury Secretary Dr Ken Henry said Australia's quick response to the global financial crisis was a big contributor to avoiding the scale of the recession experienced in the US.
10 July 2009
The global financial crisis may have changed investor behaviour but the appetite for risk is still strong, particularly among those close to retirement, new research finds.
08 May 2009
The American economy remains vulnerable to structural problems in its financial sector, despite positive market responses to the "stress tests" results for US banks, argues Professor Neal Stoughton.
24 February 2009
Restoring faith in the banking system is a prerequisite for sustained economic recovery from the global financial crisis, writes Professor Fariborz Moshirian of the Australian School of Business.