'Trick or treating' typically involves demanding candy under the threat of mischief. But is there a better way to maximize your candy haul on Halloween?
China's private property market is to blame for rising debt, not government owned or controlled businesses, new research shows.
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen said Australian wages growth is at record lows. Is that true?
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.
The report not only reveals soaring incomes and falling poverty, it also confirms the gender pay gap has shrunk to a new record low.
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.