The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) was a Centre of Excellence operating from 2011 to 2016 to address fundamental issues affecting the Australian financial industry. CIFR’s mission was to promote financial sector vibrancy, resilience and integrity, supporting Australia as a regional financial centre...
The ways that online funding mechanisms can be exploited by individuals and groups promoting right-wing extremist ideology in Australia are an emerging problem. This paper argues that any response must include strong policies and programs to address the drivers of such extremism.
Differences in occurrence of unethical business practices in a post-transitional country in the CEE region: the case of Slovakia
This study aims to contribute to the understanding of unethical practices in business and asks whether certain types of organisations are considerably more exposed to unethical business practices than others are.
This paper explores the recent applications of blockchain technology in financial services and outlines regulatory responses, to set the scene for future work in this area on corporate governance.
As automation technologies such as machine learning and robotics play an increasingly great role in everyday life, their potential effect on the workplace has, unsurprisingly, become a major focus of research and public concern. The discussion tends toward a Manichean guessing game: which jobs will...
This paper documents the surge in China’s capital exports to the rest of the world during the past decades. While China’s dominant footprint in world trade is well known, its expanding role in global finance is poorly documented and understood. This paper helps fill this...
High-performance health financing for universal health coverage: driving sustainable, inclusive growth in the 21st century
This report and the initiatives it recommends for countries and partners, including the G20, aim to identify specific unmet needs to which the G20 Finance Track can contribute, consistent with the guidance on health financing for Universal Health Coverage.
This brief presents a portion of the research relating to project evaluation. Insights can improve decisions relating to investment in water-supply infrastructure by accounting explicitly for climate variability and for prospective climate change. These insights can be applied to other capital-intensive long-term investment projects undertaken...
Financialisation, scaling and the role of finance for ‘just’ urban sustainability transitions – the possibilities and limits of renewable energy interventions in cities