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  1. 29 March 2017 - Inside Business

    Equity crowdfunding: Seeing through the hard sell

    A controversial form of crowdfunding takes the platform to a new level – but shrewd investors are seeing through the hard sell, new research finds

  2. 6 March 2017 - Inside Business

    The challenge and opportunity of an ageing workforce

    For the first time, we have four generations working together. We need to work out how to deal with the challenges and opportunities this brings.

  3. 1 March 2017 - Inside Business

    Greater density or urban sprawl – solving the housing challenge

    What is the solution for Melbourne's property demands? Can we successfully negotiate the trade-offs between location and dwelling type?

  4. 24 February 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Time to put tracking numbers on directors

    The unscrupulous are using phoenix companies to rip off creditors that is costing the economy billions. Experts now say it's time to number track directors

  5. 19 February 2017 - Inside Business

    Amazon’s arrival can drive innovation and improvement

    Amazon's inevitable entry into Australia will shake up the local retail sector, which will have it innovate to stare down the online giant.

  6. 13 February 2017 - Inside Business

    How tacit collusion makes consumers pay

    A first of its kind study that analysed over 1.7 million prices has provided empirical evidence of how tacit collusion worked in the Perth petrol market.

  7. 7 February 2017 - Inside Business

    Cosmetic surgery and the workplace beauty premium

    Cosmetic surgery can increase self-esteem and job satisfaction - but employers have a role to play in dismantling bias focused on physical attractiveness.

  8. 19 December 2016 - Inside Business

    Making workplace laws work for those with disabilities

    A new approach to welfare-to-work programs should make it easier for people with disabilities to find employment, but women continue to face added disadvantage.

  9. 19 December 2016 - Inside Business

    No pot of gold at end of Budget rainbow

    Professor Ross Garnaut warns that Australia's over-optimistic budget update is obscuring the need to take action to boost the economy.

  10. 16 September 2016 - The Policy Shop

    ‘A crisis that very much has a child’s face’

    The war in Syria has sparked the largest forced migration crisis since the Second World War. Has policy failed refugees, and what should Australia's role be?