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.
2016-2017 Asia Pacific Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey Launched
Monash Business School, the University of Cambridge and Tsinghua University have launched the 2016-2017 Asia Pacific Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major industry associations across the region.
Monash Business School to participate in global slum revitalisation project
Monash Business School’s Associate Professor David Johnston will lead part of a large multidisciplinary research project that will potentially improve the lives of more than a billion people living in slums worldwide.
Changing public policy discussion one poll at a time
Attention-grabbing sound bites may appear to dominate election issues across the globe. However, a move to poll top economists on public policy issues is working to kick-start informed discussion.
20th Dec 2016
Professor appointed to government board
The Turnbull government has issued a media statement announcing the appointment of Professor Deborah Ralston as a part-time member of the Payments System Board (PSB) for a term of five years.