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Policy report

Climate risk and fiduciary duties

Investors have a clear legal obligation to manage climate risks. In addition, financial regulators around the world are now requiring a proactive response from investors and companies to manage climate related financial risks in order to ensure financial stability.
Policy report

Delivering an investable long-term emissions strategy

The Australian and New Zealand Governments have committed to release long-term emissions strategies in 2020 under the Paris Agreement. This paper provides an overview of the role and implications of long-term emissions strategies for institutional investors, such as super and pension funds, in Australia and...
Working paper

Fool’s mate: what does CHESS tell us about individual investor trading performance?

Abstract: We investigate the short-term relation between individual investor trading and stock returns on the Australian Securities Exchange. Stocks heavily bought by individual investors underperform stocks heavily sold over the subsequent three days, with respective returns on to a long-short portfolio of -93, -67 and...
Report

Subsidised affordable rental housing: lessons from Australia and overseas

This report examines the supply of subsidised affordable housing via the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) in Australia and the international approaches of the Low Income Housing Taxation Credit (LIHTC) scheme in the US and the Affordable Rents program in England.
Conference paper

Sustainability at the Australian local government level: Is there room for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)?

Focusing on planning practices at the local and regional levels, this paper investigates how environmental sustainability is pursued from an institutional perspective.