From the author
Working from home was one part of the pandemic response that went remarkably smoothly.
Sep 8, 2020
This recession governments chose to help pay salaries to keep workers in work rather than pay unemployment benefits when...
Aug 14, 2020
Microsoft's acquisition of TikTok reveals the long reach of governments into the corporate sector.
Aug 13, 2020
The nature of work was evolving before Covid-19, and it will continue to do so as many parts of the world continue with ...
Aug 7, 2020
Re-shoring can play a role, but a top-down assessment of the risks facing supplies of critical goods is needed
Jul 13, 2020
Businesses that are the first movers, or those that engage in hard activism early, are more likely interested in achievi...
Jul 9, 2020
The attack is described as “state-sponsored”, which means a foreign government is believed to be behind it.
Jun 22, 2020
Supermarkets are trying a different tactic that’s part overt surveillance but also encourages “self-reflection” on any i...
Jun 15, 2020
The Economic Society of Australia, The Conversation poll 42 of Australia’s leading economists in the fields of microecon...
Jun 10, 2020
The treasurer described Australia as “on the edge of the cliff” in the March quarter, facing “an economist’s version of ...
Jun 4, 2020
If the government wants to stop this recession from turning into a depression, it will have to redirect its policy playb...
Jun 1, 2020
The crisis has demonstrated forcefully the importance for manufacturers and retailers to be agile with well trained work...
May 28, 2020
Target’s strategy to move further into the middle market was always doomed for limited success.
May 25, 2020
Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety – keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on
If retailers and hospitality service providers want customers to return in greater numbers the goal will be to minimise ...
May 22, 2020
Confronted with the lasting effects of the crisis, significant changes in the industry are to be expected.
May 14, 2020
Lack of sick leave a "major barrier" for many workers who need to stay home, experts say.
May 14, 2020
“People are realising they can work remote … that’s a huge opportunity.”
May 11, 2020
Beyond travel, a trans-Tasman bubble is an opportunity for Australia and NZ to reduce dependence on China
China still vital but balance is crucial.
May 7, 2020
Creative options for cutting wage costs without having to make staff redundant.
May 6, 2020