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04 August 2021

Is the 15-minute city the future of urban living?

Is life under the pandemic bringing the central business district to an end? Business school professors reveal whether they think the future of post-pandemic urban life is the 15-minute city.
12 May 2021

5 things you need to know about the federal budget

From aged care and mental health to childcare and superannuation, experts from the University of Sydney respond to key announcements in the 2021-2022 federal budget.
30 April 2021

Public transport return will be slow: new survey

Over 20 percent of Australians will not return to public transport until they or their close household members have been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to a new survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
20 April 2021

Cars will be king until transport authorities connect the dots

Access to unlimited trips on public transport is a more compelling incentive for consumers than price points, was the main finding of an innovative trial of transport subscription plans by University of Sydney researchers.
19 April 2021

How much time and money do commuters save working from home?

Commuters could save an average of 90 hours (or two-and-a-half working weeks) each year if work from home continues at current rates, according to preliminary findings of a University of Sydney survey.
26 March 2021

After the Ever Given: what the ship wedged in the Suez Canal means for global trade

A container vessel is completely blocking traffic in the Suez Canal. This event highlights the fragility of global supply chains and is likely to accelerate changes in the world economy already under way, writes Professor Michael Bell from the Sydney University Business School.
17 March 2021

Will record retail sales during COVID continue?

The "goldrush" many retailers experienced last year will only last for as long as the sector is able to innovate, according to an expert from the University of Sydney Business School.
21 December 2020

12 of our biggest business stories from this year

2020 has been a big year. We take a look back at the twelve most read stories from the University of Sydney Business School.

20 November 2020

Sydney has the most influential academics in Australia

Two academic rankings lists published recently cement the University of Sydney's position as a world leader in research.
28 September 2020

Australians want to work from home more post-COVID

More Australians want to work from home an average of two days per week after the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey by the University of Sydney Business School.