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Posted on Sep 14, 2018

Can Lehman crisis happen again?

The Lehman 10-year anniversary. Macquarie University bank risk expert and Associate Professor Elizabeth Sheedy joins a panel including former Labor Treasurer Wayne Swan and The Economist‘s Tom Eaton with Fran Kelly on ABC RN Breakfast

 

 

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Posted on Sep 5, 2018

Call out discrimination

When is discrimination bad behaviour, and not unconscious bias?  See article in The Conversation from Lucy Taksa, Macquarie University Professor of Management and Associate Dean of Research.

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Posted on Jul 3, 2018

‘Shadow’ board urges Reserve Bank to hike rates

RBA ‘shadow’ board and Macquarie University Professor Jeffery Sheen says global trade war and effect on Australian trading partners has eased his recommendations for future domestic monetary policy, in the Australian Financial Review today.

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Posted on Jun 14, 2018

Yancoal CEO swimming against the tide

It’s time for political and corporate leaders to catch up with the rest of the world and give renewables a fair go.  See letter to the editor by Macquarie University Professor of Environmental Finance Martina Linnenluecke in the Australian Financial Review.

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Posted on Jun 6, 2018

ABS March quarter figures show growth

Exports and non-mining investment have contributed to Australia’s growth, says Macquarie University Professor Jeff Sheen in Australian Financial Review article by Jacob Greber on latest ABS March quarter figures.

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Posted on Jun 1, 2018

Fair Work Commission increases minimum pay

The Fair Work Commission minimum pay increase is unlikely to have a major impact on stagnant wage growth, says Macquarie University Emeritus Professor Ray Markey in the Sydney Morning Herald.

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Posted on Jun 1, 2018

Bad corporate behaviour – what do you do?

Avoid ‘groupthink’ says Associate Professor Elizabeth Sheedy from Macquarie University’s Applied Finance Centre.  Companies can make better decisions if you get people’s views before they are influenced. See article by Sally Patten in BOSS, Australian Financial Review.  

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Posted on May 22, 2018

Board rethink for the financial service sector

Financial Services Boards need to appoint directors who consider customers says Associate Professor Elizabeth Sheedy  from Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre in the Australian Financial Review today

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Posted on May 10, 2018

Poor diagnosis for Budget’s health spending

Dr Henry Cutler, director of Macquarie University’s Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE), warns Australians will either become sicker or be forced to pay more for medical care. See Australian Financial Review article.

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Posted on Mar 13, 2018

Bank Royal Commission will be ‘ugly’

The Bank Royal Commission will be uncomfortable & ugly for banks, & emotional for victims says Macquarie University’s Elizabeth Sheedy today on ABC Radio’s AM with Peter Ryan.

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Posted on Feb 1, 2018

APRA panel honing in on CBA complexity

Macquarie University’s Associate Professor Elizabeth Sheedy talks to AFR’s James Frost re APRA’s interim report on CBA. Sheedy says many initiatives rolled out in highly regulated industries were merely “window dressing”.

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