Business & Economics
5 challenges that will make or break the gig economy
The gig economy is a work phenomena, but University of Melbourne experts identify five factors that could constrain platform work from becoming the new normal
What are the keys to a successful urban innovation district?
Urban thinker Julie Wagner on how city innovation districts grow, and how their reliance on the physical and the local serves to foster creative industries.
Ex-auto workers could boost clean energy industry
As Australia's auto manufacturing industry shuts down, a University of Melbourne economist argues workers' skills could transfer to the clean energy industry.
Getting women on board
The University of Melbourne's Asialink explores the innovations in Australia and Singapore getting more women on corporate boards across the Asia Pacific.
Australia’s housing: Hard crash or soft landing?
University of Melbourne research looks at whether Australia's housing market is still booming, or blinded by euphoria?
What 17 years of data tells us about Australia
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey has been running for 17 years, providing important insight into the financial and social wellbeing of Australians.
Why more Australians are supporting gay rights
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey 2017 reveals Australians are becoming more progressive and, in particular, more supportive of gay rights.
For the love of the punt
The University of Melbourne HILDA Survey 2017 shows over 200,000 Australians are problem gamblers, but very little is known yet about the impact of their habit.
Australia’s generational wealth divide is biting
In 2017 the University of Melbourne's long running HILDA Survey shows Australia's generational wealth divide is biting, threatening the future retirement system