coronavirus

A government bailout isn’t economically viable because Virgin Australia does not satisfy a number of conditions. Photo: Shutterstock

While a second airline is valuable to provide competition for Qantas, a government bailout of Virgin is not desirable. 

How the oil price fell?

After the deepest fall in demand in 25 years, US oil prices turned negative for the first time in history on Monday. UNSW Business School’s Associate Professor James Doran explains.

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2020 may be a year many will want to forget, but it’s important we record our experiences during the pandemic for future generations and scholars.

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Students in year 12, as well as those who need foundational skills right before starting school, are among those the NSW government should prioritise during the staggered return to school.

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Governments and taxpayers asked universities to generate their own funds – and they did – but now the music has stopped.

GFC crisis leadership

There are three lessons to be learned from the GFC that will help leaders in managing through the coronavirus crisis, according to a UNSW Business School expert. 

A person without a home to go to.

Two top UNSW academics are calling for an end to the homelessness crisis in Australia that will last beyond COVID-19.

Healthcare workers

Current advice for COVID-19 health workers is based on the assumption that droplets bearing the virus travel no further than 2 metres and do not remain in the air. The body of published evidence suggests otherwise.

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The federal government should do five key things to keep more people working, says UNSW Business School labour markets expert Raja Junankar. 

Surfers Paradise

Leading Australian economists in four countries have signed an open letter calling on the national cabinet to think carefully before easing restrictions 'for the sake of 'the economy'.

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