Faculty of Business and Economics

Faculty of Business and Economics

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. By Sarah Maguire.
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.
Too much dash tech a dangerous distraction
While police focus on reducing mobile phone use while driving, new Macquarie research finds 'range stress' is the latest distraction for technologically overloaded drivers.
Australia’s population hits 25 million earlier than expected
This week on August 7, Australia’s population reached 25 million, more than two decades faster than predicted.
More women in boardrooms but research finds masculinity prevails
Despite targets that are unlikely to be met, it's not all bad news when it comes to the number of women on Australian boards, says Professor Anne Ross-Smith.
Macquarie partners in $200 million digital health R&D initiative
The new Digital Health CRC (Cooperative Research Centre) involving Macquarie University will invest over $200 million to develop and test digital health solutions that work for real patients in real hospitals and health services, while equipping
Retirement village contracts are 'cunningly disguised' insurance deals
A new retirement village calculator developed by business analysts is designed to protect seniors from making devastating financial mistakes.
Department stores will die by 2050
They have been part of the fabric of Australian life, but department stores are headed for extinction, says retail history lecturer, Dr Matthew Bailey.
What is Bitcoin?
Dr Angela S. M. Irwin, from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, explains.