Business & Economics

1 September 2014

This is the final report of the Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program, which found that the program was poorly planned and poorly implemented.

1 September 2014

This summary of proceedings and outcomes for the 2014 iteration of the Australia-India Roundtable includes policy ideas to advance the bilateral relationship in the years ahead.

1 September 2014

The Victorian Coalition Government's systematic campaign against renewable energy has cost Victoria investment, employment and revenue according to this report.

31 August 2014

Why is New Zealand's Government planning to spend $218 million over five years to double subsidies to first-home buyers of new houses, adding demand to a market is already supply constrained?

29 August 2014

To what extent can differences in labour force participation rates between Maori and Non-Maori be explained by demographic characteristics, compared to other factors?

29 August 2014

What is the historical significance of settler economies?

27 August 2014

This paper aims to provide non-legal professionals in the family law sector with a general outline of the relevant reforms, their genesis, and the arguments in favour of and against their introduction.

27 August 2014

The Abbott government’s policies cannot be dismissed as simply the result of ideological spite.

26 August 2014

Decumulation in the retirement income context is the using up of retirement savings by way of drawing out regular income – for example, a fixed amount each month. It’s the converse of accumulating retirement savings while in paid work by regularly putting money aside.

26 August 2014

Every three years, under the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001, the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income is required to conduct a review of retirement incomes to be submitted to the government. This article presents a summary and discussion of their 2013 report.