We focus on areas where there is a pressing need for thought leadership. 

AIBE capitalises on the expertise of the Business, Economics and Law Faculty and the skills of its students to build fit for purpose research teams. Our methods, tools, techniques and models can be applied across different sectors to provide new insights. 

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Better markets

  • Competition and regulation
  • Innovation
  • The digital society and data protection
  • Cross-border collaboration in a global marketplace

Energy futures

  • Energy transition pathways
  • Evidence for energy innovation
  • Economics of critical minerals

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Thriving regions

  • Supply chain investments and impacts
  • Drought resilience planning and leadership
  • Inclusive economic development and transitions
  • Cross border commercial and consumer transactions

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Sustainable infrastructure

  • Resilience to extreme weather events
  • Sustainable materials adoption
  • Procurement for a circular economy

Australian Institute for Business and Economics


 Phone: +61 7 334 69250

Level 5, Sir Llew Edwards Building (#14)
The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072