Gary Banks

Reviewing the evidence on evidence-based policy

FEATURE: Evidence-based policy is a simple and alluring concept — who could disagree with the idea of basing decisions on facts? So why don't we have it yet? Figuring out 'what works' can be more complicated than it seems. Read More

Transparency key to regulatory policy progress

In an effort to make regulation more effective at the same time as being cost-effective, the OECD has released a comparative study of regulatory settings. Australia's RIA system gets a suggestion to promote transparency. Read More

Gary Banks: ANZSOG conference takeaways

Technology and cynicism in the Information Age prompted questions of transparency and engagement at this week's ANZSOG conference. The school's dean, Professor Gary Banks, outlines some key themes and ideas from the unashamedly "insiders" event of the year. Read More