Emeritus Prof. James Guthrie, AM, Department of Accounting & Corporate Governance, Macquarie University. Joint founding editor of <i>Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal</i> consistently ranked in the top 5. James has researched public sector issues and has 220 articles, 20 books and 45 chapters.
This is the first instalment of a two-part series based on our recent submission to the Australian Government regarding tax transparency and the fossil fuel industry. The first part examines Australia’s global fossil fuel transnational corporations’ problems and tax practices. The second part provides recommendations for minimising their tax avoidance practices. Continue reading »
James Guthrie and Adam Lucas: It’s time for a Royal Commission into the governance of Australia’s public universities
What is the core purpose of a university? Is it to share knowledge and engage in research? Or is it to make money? Our analysis of university management rhetoric versus financial reality for Australian public sector universities finds that they have drifted far away from their core mission to become property development and financial investment Continue reading »