Australian Centre for Financial Studies

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20 Sep 2017

This study reveals that Australia's US$610 million alternative finance market, including peer-to-peer lending and crowd-funding, has grown 53% over the past twelve months, to become the second largest market in the region.

Working paper

2 Jun 2017

This resource provides an extended analysis of proposed changes to the Australian Bankers Association Code of Conduct. It argues that despite rhetorical commitment to a social licence to operate, the lack of an explicit normative dimension undermines authority and legitimacy.


7 Sep 2016

Australia’s services sector may be the largest beneficiary of China’s rebalancing in the future, according to a new research report prepared by Australian Centre for Financial Studies for the Australia China Business Council and ShineWing Australia.

China is Australia’s largest two-way trading partner, and...


23 Aug 2016

Providing retirement income for the healthiest, wealthiest and largest demographic to ever reach retirement in Australia is a topic of increasing interest and debate.

How should an ‘adequate’ retirement income be defined across a vast group with diverse circumstances and requirements? What is the...

Discussion paper

21 Oct 2015

Dividend imputation was introduced in Australia in 1987. Despite many theoretical and empirical studies, there is little consensus on its effects on the cost of equity capital, share prices, or investment – due primarily to different views on the consequences of international integration on equity...

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