The federal government’s expanded first home loan deposit scheme will help those who qualify, at the expense of those who don’t.
Coronavirus has changed the story for 2020's property market.
Topping up deposits by as much as 15 percentage points will help, but housing isn't risk-free.
A report by UNSW Business School’s Nigel Stapledon and Kevin Fox has put the case for a broad-based land tax as the most efficient way of capturing value created by new infrastructure investments.
The Henry Review argued changes to negative gearing would need to be offset by increases to housing supply, but this aspect is missing from the Labor proposal, writes Nigel Stapledon.
The adverse impact of the resources bust is still there, but GDP figures suggest the economy is tracking at or above its potential, writes Nigel Stapledon.
Widespread speculation that other banks will follow Westpac’s interest rate rise is already having a dampening effect on house prices, says UNSW's Nigel Stapledon.
When it comes to population there's disagreement about whether big really is better. In the latest issue of Uniken, some of our leading academics enter the debate on a "sustainable Australia".
A 40 percent tax on mining super profits may "potentially punch a big hole in government revenues" down the track, says UNSW's Dr Nigel Stapledon.