Forecasting best remains with treasury: economists
The ESA Monash Forum looks at whether the Government should outsource the economic forecasts used in framing the Budget to an independent agency (such as the Parliamentary Budget Office), as now happens in the United Kingdom.
Diverting gas for domestic use may harm sector: economists
Top economists have argued that asking gas producers to divert reserves for domestic consumption is not the right policy setting, despite the threat of looming domestic gas shortages in winter.
EQUIS celebrates 20th year
Monash Business School is honoured to be part of the global business school accreditation system, EQUIS, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
How far should reform of the CGT deduction on housing investment go?
A leading forum of Australian academic economists have given a mixed report card on whether the federal government should reform the 50% deduction on capital gains tax deduction on property investment, to tackle rising house prices and an over-stimulated property market.
Identity check needed to stamp out fraudulent phoenix activities: research
A three-year joint research project recommends new company directors should undergo a 100 point identity check to stamp out fraudulent company phoenix activity.