Research highlights

At the ANU College of Business and Economics, our research is focused on issues that are highly significant for organisations, the Australian economy, and society at large, as well as on the ongoing pursuit of excellence in foundation research.
 

Research News

CBE success with ARC funding

Dr Yanrong Yang, Dr Francis Hui and Professor Alan Welsh awarded funding through prestigious ARC Discovery Projects 2023 Scheme.

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Reform for Colombian student loans system receives accolade

CBE's Emeritus Professor Bruce Chapman is the co-recipient of the 2022 UK Economic and Social Research Council Outing Public Policy Impact award.

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Safety and financial security for women

ANU Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics' conference considered solutions to the social problem of intimate partner violence.

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New heights for economics researcher

CBE's Associate Professor Kailing Shen's research on the removal of gender-targeting in job advertisements published in prestigious economics journal.

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CBE research blasts off

CBE's Professor Ofer Zwikael discusses how his research is keeping NASA's projects on schedule.

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Complex research – simply explained

CBE higher degree research candidates describe their research in only three minutes.

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Computing equilibria in the market for automobiles

Dynamic model of trading new and used cars published in top-tier Economics journal.

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Journal of Labor Economics gains ANU expert

CBE economist Professor Xin Meng appointed as an editor of the ‘Journal of Labor Economics’.

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Research with impact

ANU scholars developed a Community Engagement Plan for SEARMS Community Housing Aboriginal Corporation.

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Investing for good

The ANU Student Managed Fund – socially responsible investing and teaching-led research.

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CBE academic receives Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Universities Australia recognises Dr Timo Henckel for his exceptional teaching.  

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Mathematical and statistical sciences accolade for CBE academic

Dr Francis Hui receives the Christopher Heyde medal for his contributions to statistical methodology.

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Searching for hedge-fund skill

CBE research proposes new cohort model to improve the identification of skilled managers.

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Information is key to the social security of China’s migrant workers

New study investigates influences on the social-insurance participation of the country’s rural-urban migrants.

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Prestigious grants for CBE researchers

Two CBE-led proposals secure funding through the ARC’s Discovery Projects scheme.

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Cracking corporate codes

Meet Associate Professor Louise Lu, CBE’s financial accounting expert.

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Australia has ranked last in an international gender pay gap study — here are 3 ways to do better

A small number of changes can give Australia a chance to ramp up progress to close the gender pay gap.

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Breaking the curse (of dimensionality)

Meet CBE’s statistics academic, Dr Yanrong Yang.

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Climate change means Australia may have to abandon much of its farming

It is time for the Government to start budgeting for the costs of living with climate change, not just the costs of cutting emissions

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Research made simple

CBE higher degree research candidates race to explain their research in only three minutes.

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From selfies to space

Meet CBE marketing academic Dr Toni Eagar.

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Making big academic strides

Meet Dr Lingwei Li, one of CBE’s financial accounting experts.

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Humble leaders are ‘hypocrites’

CBE research suggests that leaders displaying humility can be perceived as hypocritical by their employees.

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‘No jabs, no job’

Professor Rabee Tourky believes the PM and his Government may have missed the mark with last night’s Federal Budget.

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The 2021 Federal Budget: well-intentioned but misguided

CBE experts discuss the policy missteps of the 2021 Federal Budget.

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Game. Set. Theory.

Meet Associate Professor Idione Meneghel, CBE’s microeconomics expert.

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Renowned finance expert joins CBE

Professor Bruce Grundy commences at the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics.

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The gender turnover

New CBE research shows hiring more women quickly cuts an organisation’s employee turnover.

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Empowering leadership

CBE alumna Serene Ng shares her insights on leadership research.

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ANU academic wins prominent Australian research award

Dr Janice Scealy receives the Moran Medal for her contributions to statistical science.

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Health: the currency of wealth

Meet Dr Elena Capatina, CBE’s macro-health expert.

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ANU auditing expert appointed as Emeritus Professor

Professor Neil Fargher is one of Australia’s leading academics in the field of auditing and financial accounting.

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Hello, Kon'nichiwa, Ciao

Meet Associate Professor Sarbari Bordia, CBE’s linguistics and corporate communications expert.

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Keeping up with the Joneses? Managerial incentives change how government spending affects private investment

Dr Phong Ngo employs a novel approach to understand how government spending affects private R&D expenditure.

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Learning by leaps and bounds

Graduand Bernice Choi reflects on the numerous opportunities at CBE.

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CBE research informs Retirement Income Review

Work by Dr Gaurav Khemka, Associate Professor Geoff Warren and PhD candidate Yifu Tang cited in Review findings.

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CBE researcher wins prominent management award

Professor Ofer Zwikael receives top honours for his book on project management.

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CBE economists awarded prestigious grant

Tally of ARC-funded projects underway in the College now up to 24 projects.

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'Big picture' economist wins top prize

Professor Markus Brueckner has won one of Australia's most prestigious prizes in economics.

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Revolutionising evidence-based policies

CBE researchers continue to produce and disseminate high-quality, high-impact research.

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Making a global impact

Ongoing CBE collaboration could swiftly change the way we communicate scientific content.

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Sure about being uninsured

New work highlights the characteristics of uninsured workers in the US.

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An app a day can keep the doctor away

New research investigates patients’ emotional connection with mobile health-monitoring services.

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The role of geography in bankruptcy

New research provides geographic dimension to corporate bankruptcy contagion.

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‘Grandfather of HECS’ recognised

CBE Professor Bruce Chapman AO receives prestigious honour, named an Officer of the Order of Australia.

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The power of communication in the workplace

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, CBE Careers and its industry partners are offering a wide range of opportunities.

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Australian economy: Lessons from the Spanish flu

How do the dimensions and policy implications of the Spanish Flu compare with COVID-19

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The risk of being too risk-averse in the APS

Former Commonwealth Auditor-General analyses the current culture of risk management within the public service.

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Why don’t we need the whole truth?

By trying to categorise everything as either true or false, particularly in complex situations, we are going to make a lot of mistakes.

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