Based on evidence, policies which seek to encourage job creation and innovation via a tax cut should preference large or new businesses, rather than small ones.
The volatile political debate between the two major parties about the long-term vision for tax has left small businesses in the lurch.
American slaves couldn't hold property – including patents on their own inventions. But that didn't stop black Americans from innovating since the beginning of the country's history.
If universities work together they are more likely to find creative solutions to problems. Collaboration will allow them to benefit from the global academic community's collective wisdom.
Australia still struggles when it comes to innovation. No surprises there. But a new report on innovation shows some areas where we can improve.
At the beginning of the parliamentary year, the government is beleaguered on several fronts. But Arthur Sinodinos is determined to be optimistic.
The new minister for science has some challenges ahead, but there is an opportunity to build on the foundations laid by his predcessors.
Since the 1990s productivity has been slowing in Australia and elsewhere. We aren't really sure why this is, but here are a couple of theories that could explain it.
What challenges will Arthur Sinodinos face as he becomes the latest to take up the science portfolio?
New minister Arthur Sinodinos seems all for the innovation catch-cry but perhaps it's time he dropped it.
This move to measure the impact of university research on society introduces many new challenges that were not previously relevant when evaluation focused solely on academic merit.
Good quality education fuels an economy. South Africa needs to increase its supply of science and technology university graduates. But instead it's lowering the bar, especially when it comes to maths.
Innovation is a huge part of economic growth – and the White House needs to be well-informed on science and tech issues when setting goals and budgets. Here's how presidents get up to speed.
Australia produces nearly 10,000 PhD graduates each year. What happens to them next?
Economists have shown, using both theory and data, that uncertainty about U.S. environmental policies makes clean tech innovation less likely.
The gains reported in 2016 went hand in hand with overall growth in Africa over the last two decades.
A CSIRO report suggests Australian manufacturers need to better design custom products and hook into global supply chains to survive.
The extension of laws on unfair contract terms to cover small businesses, may help farmers take more control of the data their farms generate.
Budding entrepreneurs take note – here's how to raise money to fund your dream project.
Incentive schemes are widespread in the corporate world. But they may be doing more harm than good.