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

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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.

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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.

econ

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

audit

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

management

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

finance

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

CBE researcher wins prominent management award

CBE researcher wins prominent management award

Professor Ofer Zwikael receives top honours for his book on project management.

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CBE economists awarded prestigious grant

CBE economists awarded prestigious grant

Tally of ARC-funded projects underway in the College now up to 24 projects.

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'Big picture' economist wins top prize

'Big picture' economist wins top prize

Professor Markus Brueckner has won one of Australia's most prestigious prizes in economics.

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Revolutionising evidence-based policies

Revolutionising evidence-based policies

CBE researchers continue to produce and disseminate high-quality, high-impact research.

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Making a global impact

Making a global impact

Ongoing CBE collaboration could swiftly change the way we communicate scientific content.

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Centres

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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