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Our graduates gain the knowledge and skills to lead organisations, develop public policy, create new companies and undertake research.

Our research

Our research is focused on issues that are highly significant for organisations, the Australian economy, and society at large.

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Whether you're a new or continuing student, you can find everything you need here about managing your program and the opportunities available to you.


Our alumni may be found in the world’s leading companies, policy agencies and universities.

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Our research

The College of Business and Economics produces world-class research across its diverse discipline areas. We collaborate with institutions and governments around the world to translate our research into tangible outcomes that help society and business.

Our focus is always on robust and relevant research that contributes to both theory and practice. Some of our current thematic areas of focus are listed below.


Economic field experiments are a way of answering important social questions in a world of messy and confounding variables. Our research steers policy around the world.

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Field experiment economics


Regulations for audit companies have huge flow-on effects for the market and firms around the world. Our research tests and informs those regulations.

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Impact of audit regulations


Decision-making in organisations is not always informed by up-to-date evidence. Our research fills these gaps with rigorous and practical studies.

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Evidence-based management


Social services such as healthcare and education can often sit behind high financial walls. Our research explores ways of improving access to those services.

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Income Contingent Loans
Health outcomes

CBE academics are behind the Australian Government's approach

Research News

‘Grandfather of HECS’ recognised

‘Grandfather of HECS’ recognised

CBE Professor Bruce Chapman AO receives prestigious honour, named an Officer of the Order of Australia.

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Worker Trust Drives Delegation

Worker trust drives delegation

The amount of trust workers place in their management affects their responsibilities.

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We know about the bad but is there any good?

We know about the bad but is there any good?

CBE's Professor Giles Hirst explores the positives to come from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Unlocking the economy during the COVID-19 lockdowns

Unlocking the economy during the lockdowns

Restarting the economy while providing levers for health authorities to keep the COVID-19 outbreak controlled.

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Professor to Lead Prestigious Biometrics Journal

Professor to lead prestigious Biometrics journal

RSFAS Professor Alan Welsh to lead prestigious Biometrics journal.

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Centres and Labs

The College is home to many specialised Centres and Labs that dive deep into research questions and offer bespoke research and learning opportunities.

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Partner with us

We are committed to working in partnership with business, government and not-for-profit organisations, to achieve real-world impacts. Our goal is to create a competitive advantage for our partner organisations.

Read more on our partnerships page.

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