Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Griffith Asia Institute supports APEC policy dialogue on the role of central bank digital currencies in financial Inclusion

The term ‘central bank digital currency’ or CBDC is an over-arching phrase currently used to describe a wide variety of potential future digital currencies. A unifying definition of a CBDC is not straightforward because it can be designed to deliver multiple functions and purposes. The potential implementation of a CBDC is currently being explored, to […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith signs MOU with ADBI to progress inclusive growth and development programs

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and Griffith University’s Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on economic development research and capacity building in Asia and the Pacific. Each institution brings a depth of expertise and regional networks which will be leveraged to enhance outcomes across a variety of […]
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Business and government

Caitlin Byrne announced as new Pro Vice Chancellor (Business)

Professor Caitlin Byrne will start as Griffith University’s Pro Vice Chancellor (Business) in July.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith recognised as a leader in sustainable development

Griffith has been ranked in the global Top 100 (92) of universities globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022.
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Business and government

Griffith Asia Institute and Asian Development Bank examine how CBDC can impact financial inclusion

As digital transformation continues to accelerate across the Asia-Pacific region, the prospect of developing Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) is rapidly growing in interest. Driven by a range of potential benefits a CBDC could provide, including greater efficiency and resilience of the financial sector or ensuring monetary sovereignty over the growing use of alternative digital […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith Asia Business Internships open doors

Griffith undergraduate Campbell Jones contributed to two focal projects for the Reserve Bank of Fiji as part of an Asia-focused internship program offered by Griffith Asia Institute.
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Griffith Asia Institute

Pandemic no barrier to Griffith Asia Business Internship

Travel restrictions and global uncertainty didn’t stop Chaerin Lim from excelling in Griffith University’s Asia-centric business internship, where she worked for Tourism and Events Queensland in Seoul, South Korea.
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Griffith Asia Institute

Australian and Japanese universities collaborate on post-COVID-19 business education

COVID-19 not only brought about changes to business education in Australia, but it also accelerated changes within in the business sector itself. Universities are now faced with opportunities in how they respond.
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Alumni

All systems go for Fulbright scholars in 2022

Former Griffith Young Alumnus of the Year, Dr Elise Stephenson, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Griffith will also host an American Fulbright scholar in 2022.
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Business and government

Griffith Asia Business Internship program full steam ahead in 2022

The Griffith Asia Business Internship program has been awarded over $200,000 in New Columbo Plan grants for 2022.
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Arts Education Law

Student mobility rebounds with New Colombo funding

Griffith students will finally return to the Indo-Pacific after COVID-19 forced New Colombo Plan Mobility Program internships and exchanges online for two years.
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Drop in Australia’s corruption ranking signals urgent need for Integrity Commission

A new international index ranking shows Australians are rapidly losing faith and trust in the nation's public institutions, sparking calls for a federal integrity commission.
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Arts Education Law

17 ARC Discovery Projects greenlit for Griffith researchers

Researchers have received grants worth over $6.96 million from the Australian Research Council.
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Business and government

The next generation of Asia-Pacific capable students

The Griffith Asia Business Internships Program or 'GABI', started in early November, with 40 students kickstarting careers and establishing professional networks in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Why COP26 fell so far short of expectations

Griffith University academics unpacked what was achieved at the Glasgow climate change summit and whether COP26 was failure.
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Business and government

Researchers investigate sustainable and social economic development in Bangladesh

Two books have been launched at Griffith University, Australia on 14 October 2021. Editors of the volumes include: Dr Moazzem Hossain, former Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (SMR) Professorial Fellow of the University of Hull, UK and an Adjunct AP of Griffith University, Australia; Dr QK Ahmad, Chairman, Dhaka School of Economics, Dhaka University, Bangladesh; and Dr […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith experts support reforms of Lao PDR’s water sector

Project to support improvement of water governance and management in Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Asia-Pacific leaders to share post-pandemic plans

Leaders from across the Asia-Pacific will gather at a Griffith University-led forum today to share visions for their cities in the wake of a global pandemic.
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