Gigi Foster

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Business leaders need to address questions on work processes, performance and virtual teams to improve productivity and engagement through the COVID-19 induced recession, says UNSW Business School.

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UNSW has various experts available for comment on the 2020 US presidential election.

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With the government taking on record debt in a bid to pull Australia out of recession, infrastructure-related spending must be carefully managed, says UNSW Business School.

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We've prevented many deaths, many of them at the cost of other deaths. The accounting ought to be made clear.

Professor of Economics Gigi Foster, UNSW Business School.

Professor of Economics Gigi Foster from UNSW Business School provides her insights on a potential economic uptick as a result of COVID-19.

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Professor of Economics Gigi Foster says everybody is judged by metrics. But what are the criteria, and do performance measurements actually help in the long run?

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There are things we can do, but the Economic Society's poll finds that not all of them are part of the traditional economists' toolkit.

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Analysis suggests import restrictions on bananas in Australia are a classic rent‐seeking policy, leaving Australians to subsidise each grower by more than $250,000 a year.

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Having money helps, but economists are learning there are other things we need to feel happy, writes Gigi Foster.

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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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