Business & Economics
A sustainable solution to Australia’s engineering skills shortage
To solve our skills shortage, we need to go beyond temporary migration and inspire a stronger connection with engineering, says a University of Melbourne expert
What we can expect from the 2023 economic ‘misery index’
University of Melbourne experts say Australia’s high interest rates and low GDP growth are pushing our Economic Misery Index higher, but hopefully not for long.
Overcoming gender bias of boardroom gatekeepers
On International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says remove gatekeeper bias for professional women so they can compete on equal footing with men
A COVID-19 state of mind
The latest HILDA Survey shows the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown accelerated the already declining mental health of younger Australians.
A light at the end of the inequality tunnel?
This year’s HILDA survey suggests that the Government’s COVID-19 financial support shows us there may be better ways to tackle income inequality in Australia.
The rise and rise of job insecurity
Blue collar workers were the winners in a COVID-19 job market that saw the biggest rise in job insecurity in two decades, finds the annual HILDA survey.
Using evidence to design Australia’s economic policy
The Government has many economic challenges; the Economic and Social Outlook Conference underscores evidence-based policy, says University of Melbourne expert.
Can ethical leaders make teams more creative?
Research suggests that ethical leaders provide their teams with emotional confidence that helps to foster creativity, says University of Melbourne expert
The cascading crisis of global food supply chains
The world is experiencing a food crisis linked to war and climate change, but there are some solutions to soften the blow, says University of Melbourne expert.