Our infrastructure systems should promise what is worth having, and then deliver what is promised.
The government needs to change conditions for migrant workers to secure Australia's economic future, a new report finds.
Chinese gamblers in Australia were once prosecuted and had to stand up for their rights, now they are sought after by Australian casino owners.
The collapse of the car manufacturing industry will require more investment in R&D and technological innovation to ensure Australia doesn't fall behind.
Business Briefing: rate tracker mortgages.
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Rate tracker mortgages could provide some certainty for customers and increase trust in the banking sector.
Think it's a mere coincidence the first two letters of "algorithm" hint at Artificial Intelligence?
Mining will continue to be a dominant force in Western Australia's future but the health sector is the more likely to deliver jobs and growth than tourism or agriculture, new research shows.
Indonesian lawmakers should ignore a push from nationalists groups to return monopoly rights over the country's oil and gas reserved to the state oil company, Pertamina.
The competition in Australia's contactless payment industry is heating up as Apple Pay sets up in Australia. However some banks claim the company is making the system less competitive.
Young people actually take responsibility for their own financial decisions but they fail to learn from their parents about how to handle money, new research shows.
It's easy for foreign businesses in China to misstep when they don't understand the lack of a rule of law and the influence of the government.
Research shows the short-term view focus of senior executives may be inhibiting a long-term investment in innovation.
Transfer pricing is a common form of legal tax avoidance, and it's costing governments millions.
Researchers have come up with a new way to make sure each partner in a business gets their fair share when they decide to split.
There are still a number of factors pointing to the risk in Australia's housing market that the Reserve Bank hasn't noted in its latest risk analysis.
Data on the outcomes of life insurance claims will not only help individual customers but also financial advisers and super funds acting on behalf of consumers.
New research used a method that predicts divorce to pick up the signs that an employee will stay or leave their job.
While Australia faces its greatest economic challenges in a generation, we are still waiting for the greatest economic reformers in a generation to arrive.
Only a small percentage of people actually contribute to online social discussions.
The Financial Services Council code of conduct for life insurance is the industry's last chance to reform before the government steps in.
Business Briefing: why the future is workless.
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We need to embrace a future where machines do our jobs for us and the government gives us a basic income as a safety net, author Tim Dunlop says.
Contracts have governed the workings of the economy since ancient times. Contract theory is about ensuring they have the right incentives.
Data surveillance has become increasingly invasive and its scope has broadened.
Renewable energy could be considered a central part of Malcolm Turnbull's innovation 'ideas boom'.
Companies looking to expand through overseas acquisition do better with a private equity fund on their side.