Research | 03 Dec 2019
Untaxing childcare could benefit us all
A proposal from the New Economic Policy Initiative would give families up to $60,000 in tax deductions for childcare-related expenses.
Research | 12 Nov 2019
UNSW professors elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
The Fellowships recognise the work of top scholars who have significantly advanced research and knowledge in the social sciences.
Thought leadership | 07 Aug 2019
From high school dropout to High Court judge: Justice Michael McHugh reflects on career
The former High Court judge spoke at the third The Gilbert and Tobin Centre of Public Law Mason Conversation at the Banco court.
Thought leadership | 28 Feb 2019
Professor Rosalind Dixon on fragile democracies and a universal carbon tax
Professor Rosalind Dixon is a Professor of Law at UNSW. One of her current research areas is constitutional law. She has conducted extensive research on fragile democracies, such as Hungary and Nicaragua, as well as democratic backsliding. Professor Dixon is also interested in economic equality and has recently co-developed the Australian Carbon Dividend Plan, a universal carbon tax that compensates citizens rather than gov
Thought leadership | 21 Nov 2018
UNSW launches climate change tax plan that pays revenue back to voters
The new Member for Wentworth, Kerryn Phelps, helped present the climate policy, which taxes carbon dioxide emissions and compensates all Australian households.
Opinion | 21 Nov 2018
OPINION The carbon tax that would leave households better off
It is possible to both tax carbon emissions and enrich households. A report to be released by UNSW Sydney today outlines how.
Opinion | 11 Sep 2018
If the NBN and Snowy Hydro 2.0 were value for money, would we know?
We are getting closer to being able to apply private sector rigour to the examination of public sector projects with social benefits.
Thought leadership | 10 Sep 2018
Innovative new method puts a price on public spending
New UNSW Sydney report introduces Social Return Accounting, an innovative method for measuring the value of government expenditures.