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Funds need to include income projectionsFunds need to include income projections

Publication: Super Review
Title: Funds need to include income projections
Date: 22 September 2015

Peter Vann from the Applied Finance Centre spoke to Super Review about the need for superannuation funds to provide future projections of fund performance.


Macquarie University starts finance Masters courseMacquarie University starts finance Masters course

Publication: Money Management
Title: Macquarie University starts finance Masters course
Date: 3 September 2015

The new Masters of Banking and Finance course offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics was featured in Money Management.


Don’t Let the Costs Rise When Temperature ChangesDon’t Let the Costs Rise When Temperature Changes

Publication: Health Canal
Title: Costs Rise When Temperature Changes
Date: 10 September 2015

Dr Ross Gordon from the Department of Marketing and Management spoke to Health Canal about an innovative social marketing program recently launched to help elderly low-income earners become more energy efficient.


With Official Help, Radical Buddhists Target Muslim BusinessesWith Official Help, Radical Buddhists Target Muslim Businesses

Publication: The Irrawaddy
Title: With Official Help, Radical Buddhists Target Muslim Businesses
Date: 17 September 2015

Associate Professor Sean Turnell from the Department of Economics spoke to The Irrawaddy about business boycotts in Burma and how they are harming the country's international image.


Myanmar election campaign begins, touted as country’s most credible vote in decadesMyanmar election campaign begins, touted as country’s most credible vote in decades

Publication: The Indian Express
Title: Myanmar election campaign begins, touted as country's most credible vote in decades
Date: 8 September 2015

Associate Professor Sean Turnell from the Department of Economics was featured in The Indian Express on Myanmar's growth and reform.


 Myanmar's Business and Finance Laws Stuck in Pre-Election Limbo Myanmar's Business and Finance Laws Stuck in Pre-Election Limbo

Publication: Wall Street Journal
Title: Myanmar's Business and Finance Laws Stuck in Pre-Election Limbo
Date: 2 September 2015

Associate Professor Sean Turnell from the Department of Economics commented in The Wall Street Journal about the business and finance laws that are stuck in pre-election limbo in Myanmar.


Choosing your work hoursChoosing your work hours

Publication: Your Career
Title: Choosing your work hours
Date: 28 August 2015

Dr Yvette Blount from the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance on the Your Career program on Sky Business News, on flexible workplace arrangements.


 Trouble looms, so rates should hold Trouble looms, so rates should hold

Publication: Property Observer
Title: Trouble looms, so rates should hold
Date:31 August 2015

Professor Jeffrey Sheen from the Department of Economics was quoted in an article in Property Observer on whether interest rates will change when the Reserve Bank meets today.


Politicians should be psychologically assessed, says HR expertPoliticians should be psychologically assessed, says HR expert

Publication: Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Canberra Times
Title: Politicians should be psychologically assessed, says HR expert
Date: 22 June 2015

Associate Professor Denise Jepsen was featured in the article "Politicians should be psychologically assessed, says HR expert"

Please read the article here - http://www.smh.com.au, http://www.theage.com.au, http://www.canberratimes.com.au


FBE student Jacqui Gerodias featured in Daily Telegraph articleFBE student Jacqui Gerodias featured in Daily Telegraph article

Publication: The Daily Telegraph Supplement
Title: Investigate the options
Date: 26 May 2015

Faculty of Business and Economics student Jacqui Gerodias has featured in a Daily Telegraph article

You can download the article here - Investigate the options.


Machiavellian bankers in firing line over scandalsMachiavellian bankers in firing line over scandals

Publication: The Brisbane Times
Title: Machiavellian bankers in firing line over scandals
Date: 3 June 2015

Associate Professor Elizabeth Sheedy from the Macquarie Applied Finance Centre was featured in articles in the Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the Canberra Times and the Brisbane Times.

The Risk-Culture project, a world-first study based on a survey of bankers in Australia and Canada. Professor Sheedy was also interviewed on the project on ABC 774's Mornings program.

Read the full article here:

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/machiavellian-bankers-in-firing-line-over-scandals-20150602-gheree.html


Open for Business: Politicians as CEOs Open for Business: Politicians as CEOs

Publication: 2SER
Title: Open for Business: Politicians as CEOs
Date: 1 June 2015

Do you sometimes feel that Australia is run more like a business than an actual country? The focus on the budget deficit and the catch-cry of Tony Abbott that Australia is 'Open for Business' speaks of a wider trend, of a business-like mentality entering politics and leadership.

Hear the full interview on Radio 2SER Breakfast with Professor Carl Rhodes here: http://www.2ser.com/component/k2/item/15665-open-for-business-politicians-as-ceos


Interest rates should fall no further: RBA Shadow Board Interest rates should fall no further: RBA Shadow Board

Publication: The Conversation
Title: Interest rates should fall no further: RBA Shadow Board
Date: 1 June 2015

Professor Jeffrey Sheen was recently quoted in The Conversation

"In my opinion, the cut in the cash rate to 2% in May was the right move. My expectation is that it should remain at this level until at least early 2016."

Read the full article here: https://theconversation.com/interest-rates-should-fall-no-further-rba-shadow-board-42546


Who goes to University?Who goes to University?

Publication: The Conversation
Title: Who goes to University? The changing profile of our students
Date: 25 May 2015

Professor Nick Parr from Macquarie University, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Marketing and Management submitted the piece 'Who goes to university? The changing profile of our students' to The Conversation Read the full article here - https://theconversation.com/who-goes-to-university-the-changing-profile-of-our-students-40373


Professor Kevin Jameson on mortgage brokersProfessor Kevin Jameson on mortgage brokers

Publication: The Australian
Title: Should mortgage brokers face greater scrutiny?
Date: 23 May 2015

Professor Kevin Jameson, Head of the Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies at Macquarie University, was featured in an article in the Weekend Australian on mortgage brokers and whether they should face greater scrutiny in relation to their role as salesperson versus advisor.


Rates and housing risk: beware outsourcing policy to regulatorsRates and housing risk: beware outsourcing policy to regulators

Publication: The Conversation
Title: Rates and housing risk: beware outsourcing policy to regulators
Date: 5 May 2015

Dr Patrick McConnell from the Department of Applied Finance Centre and Actuarial Studies contributed the piece 'Rates and housing risk: beware outsourcing policy to regulators' to The Conversation.

Read the full article


Still no clear direction for economyStill no clear direction for economy

Publication: The Conversation
Title: Still no clear direction for economy
Date: 4 May 2015

Professor Jeffrey Sheen from the Department of Economics contributed comment to the piece 'Still no clear direction for economy: RBA should hold' which was published in The Conversation.

Please read the full article


Professor Ray Markey interviewed on Sky NewsProfessor Ray Markey interviewed on Sky News

Publication: Sky News Business - Switzer
Title: Switzer Segment three Tuesday
Date: 14 April 2015

Professor Ray Markey is interviewed by Peter Switzer about workers penalty rates.

See the full interview here - http://www.skynews.com.au/video/program_switzer/2015/04/14/switzer-segment-three-tuesday.html


Six ways Australia’s education system is failing our kids Six ways Australia’s education system is failing our kids

Publication: The Conversation
Title: Six ways Australia's education system is failing our kids
Date: 16 March 2015
Authors: Rachel Wilson, Bronwen Dalton, Chris Baumann

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey tests the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students in more than 70 economies worldwide. And it shows that Australian 15-year-olds' scores on reading, maths and scientific literacy have recorded statistically significant declines since 2000, while other countries have shown improvement.

Read the full article here.


Sean Turnell spoke to CNBCSean Turnell spoke to CNBC

Publication: CNBC
Date: March 16 2015

Associate Professor Sean Turnell from the Department of Economics spoke to CNBC about Myanmar's economic outlook, following instability due to the student-led demonstrations. Watch the video interview.


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