Economics

Growing numbers of retailers receiving payments from international e-commerce marketplaces need to contend with a whole new world of payment gateways, country-specific rules and regulations, fees and payment structures.

Best-practice solutions for foreign exchange


$16 million to increase maintenance on Rottnest Island, including a new battery energy storage system and upgrade of a wastewater pumping station.

WA budget: labour shortages anchor down WA’s budget treasure ship


The HPI combines four elements – life expectancy, wellbeing, ecological footprint and inequality – to show how efficiently people in different countries are using environmental resources to lead long, happy lives.

GDP alternatives: 8 ways of measuring economic health


As of July 2021, more than 130 Inclusive Framework member jurisdictions have committed to a two-pillar solution, with a detailed implementation plan to be finalised by October 2021.

Addressing the tax challenges of digitalisation


Countries that successfully handled the health crisis of COVID-19 achieved the quickest, and best, economic recoveries.

Can we crisis-proof the economy?


Investment bubbles are defined as the swift escalation of an asset price followed by a rapid and often devastating fall.

The impact of social media on investment bubbles


Many experts argue that something needs to be done to make property more affordable and accessible for lower and middle-income households.

Should the Australian property market be cooled down?


The Tasmanian 2021-22 budget announced that $500,000 will be spent on the Bee Industry Futures Report.

Tasmanian budget: modest spending while economy remains strong


Tracing the primary sources of outbreaks, their immediate contacts, and identifying exposure sites as quickly as possible, has been critical in helping to contain the spread of the virus.

How does contact tracing work?


Many countries that struggled with containing COVID-19 are now well ahead of Australia when it comes to vaccinations.

Vaccine rollout a shot in the arm for multi-speed recovery?


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