Pay Disclosure: Information Is Power for Employers and Empowers Employees

“The Crown’s Claire Foy paid less than male co-star, producers admit”. 14 Mar. 2018, The Guardian.   Suzanne Mackie, producer of the Netflix Series: “Going forward,… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2018: A Missed Opportunity for Enhancing Australia’s Budget Transparency on Distributional Information

The Budget 2018-19 has failed again to include more distributional information, which would provide clarity on what the impacts are for different individuals and households.… Read More ›

Budget Forum 2018: Should Australia Produce a Citizen’s Climate Budget?

It is increasingly recognized that ecological forces and climatic processes have had, and will continue to have, a significant impact on societies and their economies.… Read More ›

Open Budget Survey 2017 Part 2: What Can Australia Do to Improve Our Budget Process?

As we anticipate Budget 2018-19, coming up on 8 May, it is timely to examine Australia’s budget process. Australia has been a leader in good… Read More ›

Public Tax-Return Disclosure

Our study provides the most comprehensive empirical analysis to date of the multiple effects of publicly disclosing business tax-return information, which continues to be an… Read More ›

The Mongolian Millions: What Can We Learn From the Making of a Multinational Tax Avoidance Scandal?

Earlier this year, The Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (“SOMO”; a Dutch NGO) issued a report about an international mining company they said had… Read More ›