Business & Law

trickle down economics

The basic idea of trickle-down economics is that giving economic help to companies or people at the top of society should generate benefits for those in layers further down, writes Gigi Foster.

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UNSW has teamed with law firm Gilbert + Tobin and software company Neota Logic for a new course that will provide UNSW Law students with practical experience in using state-of-the-art legal technology.

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Recently retired Chief Justice Robert French maintained an exceptionally low rate of dissent during his term, according to analysis by UNSW Law.

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Uncertainty about energy prices and political dithering on company tax rates point to businesses waiting before investing heavily, while the shift to part-time employment continues in Australia, writes Richard Holden. 

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More action is required to regulate litigation funders who lose class actions to protect claimants and defendants, writes Michael Legg.

pension age

Is Labor’s Jenny Macklin right when she says increasing the pension age to 70 would give Australia the oldest retirement age in the developed world? Rafal Chomik investigates.

Trump

Globalisation has increased wealth but deepened inequality. In the age of Donald Trump, the future of the global order will depend on how we explain that process, writes Lindy Edwards.

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The Kaldor Centre's Claire Higgins has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to explore how past experiences can help create positive solutions for millions of displaced people.

Law book

Legal challenges to the Senate eligibility of Bob Day and Rod Culleton will be among the recent cases dissected at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre's Constitutional Law Conference.

tyrant

We may not fare so well if we were to have a Prime Minister seeking to follow Trump's lead, writes George Williams.

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