Standards set for economics degrees

Graduation setting with group of gradands in auditorium wearing mortar board and gown.
Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
New academic standards for degrees in economics have been endorsed by the Australian Business Deans Council, establishing minimum learning outcomes for graduates of economics programs in Australia. The learning standards provide benchmarks that institutions can use in evaluating existing programs and developing new programs. Read final report here. They have been developed by a working […]

Time to put the baby bonus myths to bed

Griffith Asia Institute
Professor Ross Guest, working with Associate Professor Nick Parr, looks at the effects of lowering the baby bonus. Will this impact fertility rates? Will the Gillard Governments change make any difference economically is the short and long term? Read the whole story by Nick Parr in The Conversation here.