After federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg recently talked up the benefits of a potential COVID-19 baby boom, two UNSW economists examine the economic merits of having more children.
The current economic crisis has exposed the decay in Australia’s manufacturing capability and highlighted the need for increased investment in innovation.
Australia’s $300 billion coronavirus deficit has been called 'eye-watering' and may take decades to pay back, but who exactly is Australia in debt to?
The average Australian household is wealthier yet more indebted than the average German household, partly due to tax and retirement income policies.
Stamp duty reform is needed in times of crisis where for every day parts of Australia are in lockdown, billions of dollars are taken away from subsidies to the states, says a UNSW property expert.
Neurobiological factors blind people to making sound investment decisions when markets are hit by large macroeconomic shocks, shows UNSW Business School research.
UNSW has experts available for comment and analysis before and after Thursday's economic update from the Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg.
The JobTrainer program will give school leavers the experience, confidence and aptitude necessary for economic recovery post-coronavirus, says economist Tim Harcourt.
Australia has always been unwilling to consider changes to the Goods and Services Tax, but now, in the middle of a pandemic, we could celebrate the GST’s 20th birthday with changes – or even a GST holiday.
New UNSW research has disproved the claim that the transition to renewable electricity systems will harm the global economy.