Business Insights

10th Mar 2017
Charitable giving: What motivates your donation?

Charitable giving: What motivates your donation?

Do you believe some groups deserve handouts, but that others should work for it? Monash Business School researchers are looking at how and why Australians make decisions to donate their money.

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8th Mar 2017
Sri Lankan women walking with their children

Empowering East Asian women as entrepreneurs to close the gender gap

In Sri Lanka, women lead the way in micro-business entrepreneurship, armed with Australian knowledge.

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28th Feb 2017
City currency trading

Trade data shows Australia can get more out of a deal with the EU than the UK

Australia should prioritise a free-trade agreement with the European Union to capitalise on historically optimal relations, rather than with the United Kingdom, immediately after a hard Brexit. A hard Brexit would see a sudden exit of the UK from the EU and now seems more likely given UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s line on this.

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24th Feb 2017
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Here’s what must be done to detect, disrupt and deter phoenix activity in Australia

To stamp out illegal phoenix activity, directors should be required to have identification numbers.

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20th Feb 2017
Global Internet database

How we behave: insights from a trillion internet observations

Monash Business School researchers have developed a one-of-a-kind database that has mapped global internet use against human behaviour. It is a tool they believe could shed new light on everything from global sleep patterns to how economic activity is impacted by internet use.

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15th Feb 2017
How network economics could reduce crime - or even head off a global recession

How network economics could reduce crime - or even head off a global recession

Professor Yves Zenou developed a concept called the 'key player' that he wanted to test. Could targeting key players in criminal activities, rather than those committing the most crimes, actually yield better results?

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