Articles in the News
12 Apr 2014
Sandra van der Laan is quoted in the article about the recent case asbestos victim Stephen Wickham won against James Hardie and the minimal funds left in the AICF fund set up to meet future asbestos claims.
31 Mar 2014
A report fins that several Australian companies could be inflating their adherence to corporate social responsibility guidelines. Max Baker is interviewed in the article.
02 Feb 2014
Dr Geoff Frost was quoted in a Sun Herald article about socially conscious investors.
09 Jan 2014
The Sydney Morning Herald and Canberra Times report economists are warning the Abbott government not to rush to sell off Australia's remaining Commonwealth-owned business and quotes Dr Bob Walker from the University of Sydney Business School.
19 Nov 2013
ABC NewsRadio interviews Max about ADM's dark history and whether it is likely to affect Graincorp's future performance in terms of social responsibility.
19 Nov 2013
Max Baker was interviewed by The Wire for his expert opinion on the government's pending decision to allow the sale of our largest publicly listed agribusinesses, GrainCorp, to giant American company Archer Daniels Midland.
12 Sep 2013
The Australian Financial Review has interviewed Professor John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre, on the issue of rising joblessness and underemployment despite workers' higher levels of qualification.
07 Sep 2013
Emeritus Professor Bob Walker was quoted in a Sydney Morning Herald piece on Saturday about Labor's inability to sell its economic record.
02 Sep 2013
ABC 702 Sydney interviewed Associate Professor Nigel Finch, Business School, who said overseas companies may now think twice about investing in Australian mining, after the corruption findings yesterday against former Labor minister Ian Macdonald.
21 Aug 2013
The Bangkok Post has published an op-ed by Associate Professor Nigel Finch on the need for ASEAN to promote proven franchise models to avoid failing on its SME development objectives.
05 Aug 2013
The Myanmar Times has published an op-ed by Dr Nigel Finch on the need for ASEAN to promote proven franchise models to avoid failing on its SME development objectives.
19 Jul 2013
ABC News 24 reported there have been protests from the salary packaging industry over changes to the Fringe Benefits Tax as the federal government plugs the budget hole left by scrapping the carbon tax. Associate Professor Nigel Finch, University of Sydney Business School, was interviewed.
13 Jul 2013
Fairfax Media has interviewed Professor Chris Wright on the topic of the role and use of managament consultants
09 Jul 2013
The Conversation website has published an article co-authored by Associate Professor Sandra van der Laan, Business School, on why calls to establish a James Hardie-style compensation fund for workers affected by asbestos are misguided.
18 Jun 2013
Lecturer Max Baker has published an article on Corporate Social Responsibility at The Conversation.
13 May 2013
Associate Profesoor Nigel Finch has written an article for the Myanmar Times on the topic of mining law reform.
09 May 2013
Professor Sue Newberry has been interviewed by ABC Television's Four Corners program following her investigation of speculative investments made by Surf Life Saving Australia.
30 Apr 2013
Crikey.com has interviewed David Chaikin, an associate professor at the University of Sydney Business School, regarding tax havens.
11 Apr 2013
Lloyd's List Australia has interviewed Associate Professor Nigel Finch at the University of Sydney Business School, on the federal government's drive to break into and expand in Myanmar as an emerging market.
02 Apr 2013
Max Baker discusses the need for Julian Assange to consider his Australian senate run as more than just a ticket out of the Ecuadorian embassy.
26 Feb 2013
Radio 2SER has interviewed Eric Clubb, Accounting Lecturer, University of Sydney Business School, re global tax havens and how they work.
24 Feb 2013
The Australian Financial Review has published a letter to the editor by Emeritus Professor Graeme Dean and Honorary Professor Frank Clarke at the University of Sydney Business School, in which they argue that a better focused accounting system with independent testing (in the quality control sense) by auditors would better inform shareholders and the market.
15 Jan 2013
10 Dec 2012
The Australian has interviewed Professor John Roberts, Business School, on corporate governance in relation to the dismissal of the principal of Methodist Ladies College in Melbourne.
12 Sep 2012
Professor Bob Walker has described the Queensland state governments assessment of its finances as "misleading and deceptive" in The Australian
07 Sep 2012
Professor Bob Walker has reviewed former Federal Treasurer Peter Costello's audit of the Queensland state finances and declared that the report is neither independent, nor an "audit" as such.
23 Jul 2012
Published course entry scores are no longer the simple, unambiguous signposts they once were, with universities reinterpreting HSC results in a great variety of ways, notably by throwing bonus points into the mix.
20 Jun 2012
The Australian Financial Review has published an op-ed co-authored by Frank Clarke and Graeme Dean, honorary professors in the Discipline of Accounting of the University of Sydney Business School, on the implications for auditors of the recent ruling to uphold the class action settlement in the Centro-PricewaterhouseCoopers case.
06 Jun 2012
ABC Radio South East NSW interviewed Honorary Professor Bob Walker, Discipline of Accounting at the University of Sydney Business School, regarding rising power prices and how the situation is being handled by the NSW government.
29 May 2012
The Age newspaper has made note of University of Sydney Business School Honorary Professor Bob Walker's defence of the need to maintain accounting standards at a University conference attended by industry.
01 Apr 2012
In The Black magazine has interviewed Associate Professor in Accounting at the University of Sydney Business School, Rosina McAlpine, who, frustrated by a dearth of decent books on parenthood, penned her own guide to bringing up kids in the 21st century.
22 Mar 2012
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's threat to get tough on disclosure is just about an annual event now. Though the motivation is legitimate, it is not so well placed when it has to be made so often.
13 Oct 2011
The outstanding international reputation of the University of Sydney Business School's Accounting Discipline has been further strengthened with the appointment of Professor Peter Wolnizer OAM as Chair of the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB).
Staff Member: Peter Wolnizer
29 Jun 2011
The University of Sydney Business School Accounting Professors Frank Clarke and Graeme Dean have written in the Australian Financial Review about the implications of the federal court decision in the Centro case.
24 Jan 2011
Accounting Professor Bob Walker from the University of Sydney talks about the New South Wales electricity sales and how the Government has witheld so many details that it is impossible to analyse the multibillion-dollar transactions.
29 Dec 2010
James Hardie directors' appeal against the decision favouring ASIC brings increased criticism. It may be time to question whether a group of companies is capable of being regulated, write the University of Sydney Business School Accounting Professors Frank Clarke and Graeme Dean.
July 30, 2010
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