The annual Conference is a joint venture between UWA, the Australian National University, The University of Queensland and Monash University which gives PhD students the opportunity to meet their peers and senior academics with similar interests, engage in high level debate and discussion, and network with prospective employers.
Increased crime rates could be an unexpected consequence of trade liberalisation for a number of developing countries, according to UWA Business School researchers.
Winthrop Professor Peter Robertson, along with colleagues from the UWA Business School and the University of New South Wales, examined the rates of thefts and burglaries in 72 countries between 1980 and 2008.
Optimizing Communities: Developing pathways for effective knowledge management will pair industry practitioners with leading academic researchers from around the world to trace knowledge management from its origins in the creation of communities of practice (groups who share knowledge).
Bob Hawke, Colin Barnett and ‘Nugget' Coombs, the first Governor of Australia's Reserve Bank, are a few of the many UWA Economics graduates who have gone on to make their mark on our society.
Economics has been taught at UWA almost since the University's inception 100 years ago, when it was part of the Faculty of Arts. Economics became a Faculty in its own right in 1954 and the Economics Honours degree began producing a steady stream of outstanding graduates.
UWA Business School International expert on global strategic management, strategic planning and entrepreneurship for growth, Peter Lorange, told Western Australian university executives and industry representatives at a recent Leaders Luncheon that there is still a pessimistic attitude throughout the world as a result of the global financial crisis.
UWA Business School Investors who use the volume of shares traded to predict the volatility of stock prices may have greater luck in a bear market than a bull market, new Australian research has found.