UNSW Business


A sluggish building climate is leading construction companies to trim costs, pursue smaller projects and divest in larger non-performing ones, writes John Heath Roberts.

Carl Cincinnato

UNSW alumnus Carl Cincinnato has launched a migraine management system that has already prevented 2,500 migraine attacks.

stock crash

More turmoil and volatility in markets is predicted over the coming weeks and months, which may be good news for hedge fund managers, but not too many others, writes Richard Holden.


Lending in a frothy property market has the potential to bring the economy unstuck, writes Richard Holden.

Joe Hockey

Joe Hockey’s experience as treasurer illustrates a few fundamental points about how not to do the nation’s top economic job, write Tim Harcourt and Richard Holden.


The snail’s pace of switching between Australian banks deserves attention, write Rob Nicholls and Carolyn Evans.


The notion that revealing how much big companies pay in tax might expose their CEOs to kidnapping is just one of the more colourful arguments in a litany of bogus excuses for non-disclosure, writes Jeffrey Knapp.

China Australia

Most Australian exporters support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, but it shouldn't adversely affect labour standards, writes Tim Harcourt.

Chinese currency

Currency wars aside, devaluation of the yuan may signal a material slowdown in the growth of the Chinese economy, and that will have significant repercussions for Australia and the world, writes Richard Holden.

Free trade

Agreement on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership could come as early as this week, writes Tim Harcourt.