Business & Law

Super inside

The global financial crisis may have changed investor behaviour but the appetite for risk is still strong, particularly among those close to retirement, new research finds.

Fmoshirian oped inside

The proposed overhaul of the US Federal Reserve system may be designed to create more accountability, but such a new role for the Fed raises concerns, argues Professor Fariborz Moshirian.

Disney

Superannuation is a good idea, writes Professor Julian Disney, but it shouldn't be a magic pudding for the wealthy or a poor deal for low-income earners.

Airline inside

The aviation industry is the most efficient global distribution network of contagious diseases, yet airlines are avoiding the issue of risk and liability, argues Michael Peters from the Australian School of Business.

AlecCameron inside

More courses on business ethics won't alone change the profit-at-any-cost mindset that has caused the current malaise in global finance, argues the Dean of the Australian School of Business.

Humanrights inside

Australia's record on children in detention and its draconian anti-terrorism laws are examples of why we need a Human Rights Act, former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has told a packed public forum at UNSW.

Goldmansachs inside

Two UNSW students have been recognised for their academic excellence and outstanding personal achievement through the 2009 Australian Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program.

Malcolm fraser inside

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser will take part in an open community forum at UNSW to discuss the need for human rights protections in Australia.

Gwilliams inside

Work Choices may be dead, but one aspect of John Howard's industrial relations plan lives on, with important implications for the university sector, UNSW's Professor George Williams argues.

Kenhenry

Australia's Treasury Secretary Dr Ken Henry and business leader Tony Berg have been awarded honorary doctorates in business, in recognition of their eminent service to the community.

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