Problems at government contractor Capita and the collapse of Carillion are part of the same story of outsourcing gone wrong.
Federal politicians are finally moving against political donations after repeated scandals, but the economics shows lobbying should be ended regardless.
The Supreme Court of Canada's 2015 decision to allow a hazardous waste monopoly in B.C. gave life to long-dormant provisions in the Competition Act that make preventing monopolies more difficult.
Acquiring companies that don't complement the main business went out of fashion more than a decade ago.
The latest report from the Grattan Institute, finds that claims about Australia being dominated by oligopolies are overblown.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.
Did we evolve the capacity to produce sublime music simply to get more sex? Or are we driven by higher ideals related to living together in harmony? Maybe it's a bit of both.
While Pandora continues to lead in the US in streaming music all the signs from investors, user momentum and tech talent indicate Spotify is on the verge of seizing the crown.
A recent ban on charges for paying by credit or debit card could open the door to legal action for surplus fees paid in the past.
Europe's approach to antitrust enforcement picks up where the US left off in the 1980s, when the view that breaking up monopolies hurt innovation took hold.
GOP lawmakers say their bills to replace the Affordable Care Act would do a better job than the ACA of controlling rising health care costs, but 40 years of deregulation show it just won't work.
The CEO gets out as investor power triumphs.
The level of corporate fines for anti-competitive conduct in Australia is woefully below international benchmarks.
Research shows consumers value speed when it comes to shopping. Australian retailers need to react or they will lose.
The budget included a few measures to make the banking sector more competitive, but they don't go far enough.
The charge for retailing electricity in Australia compares poorly other deregulated markets in Europe
If we continue to base our views of the charity sector on incorrect assumptions and perceptions we run the risk of doing considerable damage to a national asset.
Standards, like electrical plugs, are usually so simple we don't even really notice them. But they're extremely important: Good ones can drive innovation; bad ones can stifle growth.
In his recent state of the nation address South Africa's President Jacob Zuma spoke emphatically of "radical economic transformation" causing nationwide debate. What does it really mean?
New analysis of the behaviour of petrol retailers in Perth over a period of five years shows how tacit collusion caused prices to increase by up to 50%.