Economics

With climate extremes increasing at an alarming rate, including those that exacerbate bushfires, more than 445,000 Australian homes are predicted to be uninsurable within 30 years.

Bushfire insurance: Is government intervention the answer?


While the foundational thinking for IFRS 9 is sound in principle, what is unclear is if it is fit for purpose amid a health emergency that has triggered unquantifiable hits to future corporate earnings.

Will IFRS 9 pass the pandemic test?


Some businesses will never come back, simply because they didn’t have the financial resources to survive whatever shutdown was imposed on them.

The incomplete economy: The missing 10 per cent


While Generation Z are just starting their economic lives, their plans for the year and their dreams for the future have been brought to a screeching halt.

Youth unemployment: Gen Z rise to the challenge


A recent inquiry by the office of the ASBFEO found SCF products were being “weaponised” by larger companies to pressure their suppliers into signing agreements in return for being paid on time.

Supply chain finance reform on the agenda


InterGuard gives employees a productivity score based on what they are doing on their computer.

The role of health in predicting future economic movement


Are we seeing the emergence of a new type of nationalism, a return to a perceived security of production?

Supply chain management: Diversifying sources of supply


Phu My Bridge in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Infrastructure projects: Australia's path to economic recovery


The welcome departure from drought conditions is likely to boost the supply of fruit and vegetables, milk, cereals and canola over the next few months.

Agriculture insights to help drive value


Government COVID-19 stimulus packages have created great uncertainty for tech start-ups in Australia.

Support for tech start-ups to accelerate Australia's recovery


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