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Two people sitting on a bench with books in hand, social distancing and wearing face masks during COVID-19.

Governments have put in place a range of interventions in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, and UNSW Business School research investigates the most effective ways to contain the virus

Moises Henriques

Working closely with the Australian Cricketers’ Association and the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) @ UNSW Business School, Cricket NSW players are developing business knowledge and skills for their post-cricket careers.

UNSW academics explain what tax incentives are needed to help stimulate growth and cushion businesses as Australia recovers from the pandemic. Photo: Shutterstock

Tax experts from UNSW Business School discuss possible tax reforms and quick fixes that Australia could implement to pay off an estimated $1 trillion national debt post-coronavirus.

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We will trade, but take more account of our interests than before, and we will trust government more.

Consumer behavior changes

Consumers are spending more on skincare, cooking supplies and comfortable clothing such as slippers during COVID-19. Marketing Associate Professor Nitika Garg explains.

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The coronavirus pandemic has challenged organisations in unprecedented ways, but leaders can take a number of steps to successfully manage their organisations and workforces past the pandemic, according to UNSW Business School.

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A realistic estimate of the economic costs of a two-year lockdown amounts to $90 billion. The benefit in lives saved amounts to around $1.1 trillion.

The problem during lockdown is that not just a few products per expenditure category are missing when calculating the Consumer Price Index – it can be the entire expenditure category itself. Photo: Shutterstock

When products are unavailable in a lockdown, consumption growth will be overstated and changes in the cost of living will be underestimated.

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Government rules do more than simply define what is permissible. They also signal information that influences public behaviour in other areas of life.

According to research conducted by CEPAR, the suggested scheme facilitates continued financial support and stability for organisations through the recovery period. Photo: Shutterstock

CEPAR researchers have identified how the Federal Government's JobKeeper scheme could be phased down as the economy re-opens and recovery takes shape.

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