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Macquarie University launches new compulsory risk-governance course

Posted on Sep 9, 2019

Professor Elizabeth Sheedy said risk management was not compulsory at most MBA schools despite the Hayne royal commission showing how problematic governance had become.

Remove bonuses to stop unethical behaviour

Posted on Sep 4, 2019

ANZ’s move on bonuses may well start to shake up the self-interested culture, says Macquarie Business School Professor Elizabeth Sheedy in the Australian Financial Review.

China and Japan see the future, and it’s not coal

Posted on Aug 17, 2019

Australia might only have a decade left to wean itself off coal if the latest international efforts to decarbonise are anything to go by. See the opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald by Macquarie University’s Professor Martina Linnenluecke.

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Health insurance is a pain in the budget

Posted on Jul 18, 2019

The rebate has been bad policy from the start. It has cost Australian taxpayers billions of dollars each year with little benefit except to private health insurers and some with private health insurance. See Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy Dr Henry Cutler’s opinion piece in The Australian.

Revenue headache for health insurers

Posted on Jul 16, 2019

Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy’s Dr Henry Cutler says in the Australian Financial Review there is no empirical research had verified whether increased private insurance membership led to shorter public hospital waiting times.

Boards can’t fool ASICS’s shrink

Posted on Jun 21, 2019

In the complex world of assessing corporate culture, there is – as yet – no hard evidence that subjective assessment can outperform properly conducted surveys, says Macquarie University Professor Elizabeth Sheedy in the Australian Financial Review.

Economics of Adani ‘don’t add up’

Posted on May 23, 2019

Macquarie University  Professor of Environmental Finance Martina Linnenluecke talks to ABC Radio PM’s Rachel Mealy and says the economics of the Adani coal plant  don’t add up as Australia’s investment in coal will be written down in as little as 10 years.

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We need to better manage risk culture in banks

Posted on May 3, 2019

Macquarie University Professor Elizabeth Sheedy said creating a culture that values risk management is a huge task for financial institutions and business all over the world. “Women should be hired and promoted because they are part of the community rather than needing to claim super powers based on gender,” she says in the Australian Financial Review.

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Which party has the best health plan?

Posted on Apr 29, 2019

Dr Henry Cutler from Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy says people are skimping on health care because of the cost, and that lack of preventative care ultimately leads to increased health expenditure.  See his comments on ABC TV News.

The politics of healthcare according to MUCHE

Posted on Apr 25, 2019

Dr Henry Cutler from the Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy analyses the healthcare policies of political parties for ABC 730 in the lead up to the Federal Budget.

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