Fresh thinking is needed and women's voices must no longer be excluded
Spending more on border control hasn't stopped migrants from crossing the border. Neither will a wall. Here's why.
A Trump victory in the US presidential election is unlikely, but then again, so was Brexit. If he does get elected, there may be severe economic and financial consequences.
A panel of experts on housing respond to Treasurer Scott Morrison's speech on improving the supply of housing in Australia.
The government needs to change conditions for migrant workers to secure Australia's economic future, a new report finds.
Hart and Holmström changed the way we think about corporate governance.
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.
Contracts have governed the workings of the economy since ancient times. Contract theory is about ensuring they have the right incentives.
Two US-based professors who improved our understanding of how contract theory works have won the 2016 award.
The World Bank risks looking hypocritical and becoming redundant if it doesn't improve its own management.
Interest rates remain unchanged in Australia this week, reflecting an economic holding pattern around the world, as the US presidential election carries on.
The closure of the car manufacturing plants in Australia is a sad loss of knowledge and jobs that will be difficult to replace.
In the battle against slow economic growth, perhaps the government and Reserve Bank should try doing nothing and let the economy restore itself.
Most economists argued against Brexit, predicting dire consequences if the UK voted to leave the EU. Here's why bets are still on to see if they were right.
The Bank of Japan is trying yet another measure to fight deflation but the economy shows no signs of responding.
Historical data for Australia shows young people have fared better than their global counterparts in terms of economic opportunity but this masks a growing disparity among youth.
Economics struggles to explain the explosion of gift models at the heart of our online economy.
The idea that we make rational choices is the basis for how businesses and governments make their plans. But psychologists have been asking some awkward questions.
New research shows that ideological media employ a powerful method to bias partisans' economic beliefs. In turn, partisans perform mental gymnastics worthy of Simone Biles to preserve those biases.
Many politicians in the West – from backers of Brexit to Donald Trump – have convinced voters that immigrants are hurting their economies. The evidence suggests otherwise.