Business & Law

Unemployed men queued outside a soup kitchen during the Great Depression

Neurobiological factors blind people to making sound investment decisions when markets are hit by large macroeconomic shocks, shows UNSW Business School research.

Australian 10 dollar bill with face mask.

UNSW has experts available for comment and analysis before and after Thursday's economic update from the Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg.

A group of workers walking with their backs to the camera.

The JobTrainer program will give school leavers the experience, confidence and aptitude necessary for economic recovery post-coronavirus, says economist Tim Harcourt.

Brisbane Laneway food market

Research suggests the coronavirus pandemic's greatest impact is due to people changing their behaviour voluntarily. So we may be overestimating the costs of government restrictions.

A woman window-shopping.

Australia has always been unwilling to consider changes to the Goods and Services Tax, but now, in the middle of a pandemic, we could celebrate the GST’s 20th birthday with changes – or even a GST holiday.

gavel and handcuffs

Deterrence is sentencing’s dirty secret, says UNSW Law expert.

Yellowbox founders

Young entrepreneurs partner with Randwick City Council to deliver smart lockers at Coogee and Maroubra Beach.

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Businesses facing pressing issues like COVID-19 and climate change need to innovate, and so do business schools, say experts drawn from industry and research.

Wind turbines on cattle farm producing renewable energy in NSW

Business leaders can mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change by generating thousands of jobs in renewable energy and building more sustainable communities. 

luxury boat in Gold Coast

Some tax deductions for the cost of managing tax affairs exceed $1 million, but high wealth individual\s can write off the expense in other ways.

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