Economics

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18
Nov

ANU experts comment on China-Australia free trade agreement

A number of ANU experts have made comment following the Federal Government’s announcement that Australia had struck a free trade agreement with China.

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14
Nov

ANU experts discuss China and India ahead of leader visits

ANU experts discuss issues surrounding the Australian visits of Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India.

Researchers have found that increases in fuel prices result in fewer fatalities on the road. Image: Flickr
12
Nov

Cheap petrol fuels road deaths

Fuel subsidies in countries such as Venezuela and Indonesia are fuelling high road death rates, and around 35,000 road deaths could be avoided each year by the removal of global fuel subsidies, a new study from ANU has found.

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03
Nov

Rates to remain steady on Melbourne Cup day: Shadow RBA

The odds are building against any change in official interest rates on Melbourne Cup day, the Australian National University RBA Shadow Board has found.

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03
Nov

ANU experts respond to the IPCC report on climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest synthesis report on climate change, warning that greenhouse gas levels are at their highest in 800,000 years. ANU experts have responded to the report.

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30
Oct

Future fears for child poverty

Australian policies have been praised for an increase in child well-being since the 2008 economic crisis, but recent changes and future trends are a cause of concern, according to an ANU College of Asia and the Pacific expert.

Roberto Azevedo
27
Oct

Trading for the region

Australia’s role as a major regional player will be demonstrated at the G-20 summit, says World Trade Organization director-general ROBERTO AZEVEDO. As head of the world’s only international body dealing with rules of trade between nations, Roberto Azevedo plays a key role in the development of links in the Asia-Pacific region. At the end of […]

Breastfeeding baby
26
Oct

Female economics still waiting to be counted

Women make a much greater contribution to the economy than many think. As mammals, they make milk. In Australia, women’s annual production of human milk has been valued at $4 billion. In the latest edition of ANU Reporter, DR JULIE SMITH takes a look at the mounting case to include human milk production in Gross […]

health food
26
Oct

The fine balancing act of global food security

As the global population continues to rise, the challenges of giving people access to healthy and nutritious food grow by the day. Food security is an essential part of the future of the human population. To meet demand, food production will need to double by 2050. ANU PhD candidate JOHN RIVERS, Research Fellow DR NORMAN […]

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17
Oct

Trade leak highlights tensions among Pacific nations

The latest leak over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) highlights ongoing tensions between the 12 nations trying to negotiate the trade pact, says Australian National University trade law expert Dr Matthew Rimmer.

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