Some economists see faltering growth as a sign the bulk of technological innovation is now behind humankind. But Dr Chris Kutarna argues in this podcast that neither history nor the present-day pace of scientific discovery supports this notion of diminishing returns.
After a rigorous review, UTS Business School has been awarded extension of its AACSB accreditation – a status it first achieved in 2007 and which is held by less than 5 per cent of the world's business schools.
The stand-off between the government and the banks came to a head last week when the bank levy was written into law. But does this skirmish signal a troubling Trump-esque change in Australian politics? Professor Carl Rhodes looks at the wider implications.
The Financial Reporting Council has announced the appointment of Professor Stephen Taylor of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) as a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB), from today.
How do external factors - like remuneration - affect the way people make business decisions? Associate Professor Prabhu Sivabalan of UTS Business School tells us what the research says, in this Business Briefing podcast from The Conversation.
Parents are interested in star ratings indicating the nutritional value of cereals but it’s the colour in the breakfast bowl that has final sway, a study by UTS health and marketing researchers has found.
Rather than doing people “a big favour”, data-driven programs such as the one proposed for drug testing of welfare recipients can disproportionately target those of low socio-economic status, writes Associate Professor Bronwen Dalton.
The Federal Budget included a licence fee cut for free-to-air television operators and there are plans to repeal media ownership rules, but Professor Peter Wells considers whether this may be too little too late...
The federal government has moved to level the playing field in the banking system with Budget measures - including but not restricted to the new levy - aimed at the Big Four, writes Associate Professor Harry Scheule.
Airtasker and UnionsNSW have come to an agreement over minimum fees for the 'bidders' who offer their services on the platform. Associate Professor Sarah Kaine considers how such an arrangement might - or might not - work in the gig economy.
Consumers continue to view private health insurance as poor value for money. It would be sensible for the government to face evidence that the subsidy is bad and costly policy, writes Economics Professor Elizabeth Savage.
The federal government could collect billions more in royalties and tax revenue if it changed the rules on debt loading and adopted alternative royalty schemes in dealing with oil and gas giants, new modelling shows.
Since its inception in 2008, digital currency Bitcoin has attracted critics who argue it’s inherently risky. The latest push to create an exchange traded fund (ETF) in order to make trading it easier, suggests attitudes towards it haven’t changed.
Business groups in Australia have been engaged in a long-term effort to increase the legal regulation of unions to constrain union activities. But this crackdown on the traditional union movement has created a void starting to be filled by “alt-unionism”.