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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.

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

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Research News

Indonesia’s stimulus packages

Effect of Indonesia’s COVID-19 stimulus packages

Two factors limit the ability of Indonesia’s government to stimulate the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Trade implications of Hong Kong’s ongoing unrest

Trade implications of Hong Kong’s ongoing unrest

The social unrest in Hong Kong continues amidst the growing health crisis, compounding market effects.

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How will the coronavirus affect the Australian economy?

Australian economy: Lessons from the Spanish flu

How do the dimensions and policy implications of the Spanish Flu compare with COVID-19

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The Hibernating Economy: state of play April 1

The Hibernating Economy: State of Play April 1

The impact of fixed ongoing payments on various parts of the economies.

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Wage subsidies during the COVID-19 crisis

Wage subsidies during COVID-19 are a bad idea

Wage subsidy is not good policy during economic hibernation, and is likely to impede the recovery process.

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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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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.

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