Business & Law

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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.

business investment

It's a puzzle why businesses are reasonably confident but not willing to invest in the future, writes Richard Holden.

tax

Amid all the commotion around Donald Trump's plans to lower US company tax rates, you might have missed that Australia is also having a similar debate, writes Richard Holden.

finance technology

Bank customers usually stay with their bank despite scandals in the sector, but new tech that gives consumers more information might help them switch, writes Rob Nicholls.

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There is no doubt that plebiscites are powerful indicators of public opinion, but when it comes to complex public policy questions, they can detract from good decision-making, writes Jenny Stewart.

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