Faculty of Business and Economics

Faculty of Business and Economics

Why do petrol prices fluctuate so much?
Dr Lurion De Mello, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Finance, explains.
Who are Australians in 2019?
Five Macquarie University academics give a snapshot of what it means to be an Australian right now.
Positive online hotel reviews have more clout than the complainers
We pay far more attention to positive online hotel reviews - and ignore negative ones, new research has found.
You have a better chance of being a CEO in Australia if you were born in USA, UK or Canada
A study of census data shows the Australian-born are less likely to reach the top of companies than people born overseas.
Financial institutions should face serious consequences
Senior leaders of banks, insurance and superannuation firms and mortgage lenders should pay for misconduct with fines and other strong penalties, says Associate Professor Elizabeth Sheedy, from Macquarie University's Applied Finance Centre.
Transition to a zero carbon economy can lead to significant wealth creation driven by a rise in cleantech patents: Macquarie University research
New Macquarie University research reports how a zero waste and zero carbon policy can lead to an estimated $20 trillion in new wealth creation driven by the rise in cleantech patents.
Never mind fake news, what about fake CVs?
A digital backpack is under development to help tackle the widespread problem of job-seekers lying on their resumes.
Macquarie’s Faculty of Business and Economics earns AACSB International Accreditation
AACSB International (AACSB) announces that Macquarie University has earned accreditation for its Faculty of Business and Economics.
School location linked to NAPLAN results – and inequality has increased Australia-wide since NAPLAN began
NAPLAN outcomes clearly align to socio-economic advantage of the suburb the school is located in, according to new Macquarie University research published in Geographical Research today.
It's official: being kind makes you happy and healthy
Money might not buy you happiness but volunteering does - in spades, a Macquarie economics study has discovered.
Why co-ops could be the solution to corporate corruption
Co-ops were a popular business model in previous centuries and they are slowly making a comeback as their community focus appeals to a disgruntled public.
Think twice before trying to get the upper hand in a business deal
New Macquarie University research suggests trying to get the upper hand in a business deal isn’t as attractive as it may seem.