Business School News
GST Card would make tax fairer – expert 04 Aug 2015
Amid the ongoing political debate over the Goods and Services Tax, a senior economist at the University of Sydney Business School has called for the introduction of a GST card which would allow GST charges to vary in line with the holders income.
High frequency share trading, which favours “predatory strategies that queue jump institutional and retail investors”, is having a toxic effect on Australia financial markets, according to researchers at the Business School. More
Governments should halt major new urban roads projects in favour of radical urban design solutions - expert 27 Jul 2015
A leading transport expert has called on Australian governments to reconsider major new urban roads projects in favour of radical urban design measures aimed at halting the growth in private motor vehicle use in the nation’s major cities. More
The UN’s definition of a refugee is a simple one - a person who has been driven from their home by war or fear of persecution based of their race, religion, political views or nationality.
A type of workplace stress known as ‘emotional labour’ is taking its toll on the health of workers such as nurses, police and customer service employees. It is also costing the nation billions of dollars a year in lost productivity, according to researchers at the Business School. More
According to the United Nations, Australians now have the unenviable distinction of being amongst the world’s leading consumers of recreational drugs – first in the ecstasy stakes, third in methamphetamines and fourth in cocaine. More
The raw facts on big data 10 Jul 2015
A survey of Australian business leaders offers a snapshot of opinions on the value of complex insights. More
In keeping with its commitment to ‘inclusive leadership’ the University of Sydney Business School has become the only school in Australia and one of the first in the world to attract more women than men to its elite Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. More
The Business School is to introduce core “inclusive leadership” units to its undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce degree program, which will reflect its commitment to “leadership for good”. More
Shai Thompson has long aspired to attend the University of Sydney and now, with the help of a generous scholarship funded by BlueScope, she is about to realise her educational dream. More