Business & Economics
Don’t blame inequality just on the ‘Fat Cats’
CEO salaries are often criticised as an example of widening income inequality, but a University of Melbourne expert says that focus misses the big picture.
Why do medical specialist consultation fees vary so much?
A new University of Melbourne report shows a wide variation in fees and earnings among medical specialists - making the case for more transparency in healthcare
Millennials want the same as the rest of us, but can’t afford it
The latest Life Patterns report from the University of Melbourne shows Gen Y want to live where they grew up, but housing affordability means many can't.
Paying the right price for energy efficient homes
New University of Melbourne research finds people want to pay more for new energy-efficient housing, so what about a national rating system for existing houses?
When families and money don’t mix
Parents can be vulnerable acting as guarantors of their child’s business loan – a University of Melbourne expert says we need better ways to support decisions
Blockchain: Lucrative buzzword or legitimate game changer?
Blockchain is a system of processing transactions, well known for cryptocurrencies, but as University of Melbourne experts explain that's the tip of the iceberg
It's official: Power creates a narcissist
Power increases narcissism among people with high testosterone levels, University of Melbourne research has found, so watch out for self-obsessed managers.
2018 Budget: The big takeaways
University of Melbourne economists worry the Government's flatter tax system plan will stoke inequality while the 2018-19 budget dodges the major challenges.
They’re using my face
The Cambridge Analytica saga highlights the problem of misleading conduct: University of Melbourne experts say profit stripping offenders may protect consumers.