Dirty rats! How a unique economic game has helped struggling farmers in Laos

Economics - 15 Feb 2022

Dirty rats! How a unique economic game has helped struggling farmers in Laos

Business researchers are using an experimental ‘game’ to help farmers in Laos collaborate to control rodents, reduce damage to their rice crops and boost food supply.

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Are self-managed super fund investors really winners?

Superannuation - 9 Nov 2021

Are self-managed super fund investors really winners?

A recent study by Monash Centre of Financial Studies researchers, Dr Bei Cui, Dr Nga Pham and Dr Ummul Ruthbah along with their industry partner SelfWealth Ltd, delves into the…

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Making the most of global health aid

Health economics - 9 Nov 2021

Making the most of global health aid

Using the sector-wide approach (SWAp) to coordinate health aid delivers substantial improvements in population health.

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Children have lost chunks of their education during COVID-19 – can tutoring turn it around?

Economics - 26 Oct 2021

Children have lost chunks of their education during COVID-19 – can tutoring turn it around?

Volunteer tutors in Bangladesh helped to keep young children and their families connected and on target with their education during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Could achieving gender diversity in leadership be as simple as changing the default in the selection process?

Leadership - 26 Oct 2021

Could achieving gender diversity in leadership be as simple as changing the default in the selection process?

Gender gaps in leadership can be eliminated by assuming every qualified employee is interested in a leadership role, unless they choose to opt out.

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Real or fake? How art experts help push up the prices of the Old Masters

Economics - 27 Sep 2021

Real or fake? How art experts help push up the prices of the Old Masters

Science is increasingly solving authentication issues, but art experts continue to play a crucial role in affecting the prices of traded paintings.

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And justice for all: how changing access to civil justice impacts average Australians

Legal - 27 Sep 2021

And justice for all: how changing access to civil justice impacts average Australians

Australians believe their access to civil justice has improved when it comes to protecting and vindicating their individual legal rights.

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Some big corporate names lead the way in reporting modern slavery risk; but others hesitate

Corporate regulation - 14 Sep 2021

Some big corporate names lead the way in reporting modern slavery risk; but others hesitate

Woolworths and Wesfarmers have come out on top of a scorecard of slavery risk reporting, along with Fortescue Metals. But other Australian companies are grappling with the need to disclose.

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Unearthing the hidden emissions lurking in supply chains

Climate Change - 13 Sep 2021

Unearthing the hidden emissions lurking in supply chains

Can manufacturers and suppliers identify greenhouse gas emissions in a way that is mutually beneficial for their business?

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Finally, a legal definition of casual employment: What the High Court decision means

Labour market - 31 Aug 2021

Finally, a legal definition of casual employment: What the High Court decision means

The ruling follows months of political and legal wrangling over the ‘proper nature’ of casual employment, but has continued to stoke controversy.

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Can a company survive the sudden death of an entrepreneur?

Economics - 31 Aug 2021

Can a company survive the sudden death of an entrepreneur?

The ‘specialness’ that entrepreneurs bring to their companies is often lost, bringing dire consequences.

 

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When it comes to green consumption, class matters

Marketing - 17 Aug 2021

When it comes to green consumption, class matters

If we want to build a more sustainable future, everyone needs to get on board. But green consumption can mean very different things.

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