JW Neville Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt advises that Australia can use higher education and digital learning to skill up the workforce and build greater capacity in the economy.
Trade boycotts do not usually work and will come at a great cost to the country imposing the ban, says international trade expert Tim Harcourt.
Outsourcing and offshoring will slow down due to social distancing measures and political pressures to keep jobs at home, says economist Tim Harcourt.
If the 1991 recession is the ‘recession we had to have’ then 2020 is the economic slowdown we had to engineer.
The global economy will never be the same again after the COVID-19 outbreak and neither will Australia in terms of how we work and how we engage with nature.
With countries around the world closing their borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak, JW Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from UNSW Business School, addresses the impact of COVID-19 on globalisation.
From the disillusioned middle class to fake news, a Sydney Writers' Festival panel discussed how inequality has come to be a mark of the Trump presidency.
How can Australia avoid a retreat to protectionism while also going some way to addressing rising inequality, ask Richard Holden and Rosalind Dixon.
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.
We have to be better at helping the minority who lose out from free trade and free movement of labour, writes Richard Holden.