Why are corporate penalties for cartels so low in Australia?
An OECD report and University of Melbourne research confirms Australian fines for companies that break competition law are much lower than in other countries.
Ex-auto workers could boost clean energy industry
As Australia's auto manufacturing industry shuts down, a University of Melbourne economist argues workers' skills could transfer to the clean energy industry.
Ford workers need chance to shift gear
At an average age of 50, the Ford workers losing their jobs at Broadmeadows and Geelong have transferrable skills, but employers need to give them a chance.
Too big to fail
The admission that it rigged emissions tests won't be enough to bring automotive giant VW down.