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  1. 9 March 2018 - Inside Business

    When flexible working makes life harder

    Flexible work practices like 4/10 work weeks can cause more harm than good, particularly when mandated by an employer, University of Melbourne research finds.

  2. 28 February 2018 - Inside Business

    The grim cycle of homelessness and unemployment

    Research by a University of Melbourne expert finds homelessness impairs people’s capacity to keep a job more than their ability to gain employment.

  3. 13 February 2018 - Inside Business

    Henderson’s legacy: Revisiting universal basic income

    Many view a Universal Basic Income as controversial, but a University of Melbourne expert and former Deputy PM argues the idea is now more relevant than ever.

  4. 14 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why all jobs aren’t equal for people with disabilities

    University of Melbourne research has found that people with disability are more likely to experience low-quality jobs, seriously impacting their mental health.

  5. 15 February 2018 - Inside Business

    Teaching the next generation of #MeToo

    As movements like #MeToo gain traction, a University of Melbourne experts asks whether big business is taking sexual harassment and gender equality seriously.

  6. 11 January 2018 - Inside Business

    China’s economic evolution in the Year of the Dog

    As China prepares to enter the Year of the Dog, the country's economic focus is shifting. A University of Melbourne expert analyses what this might mean in 2018

  7. 16 November 2017 - Inside Business

    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

  8. Podcast24 October 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Solving the productivity puzzle

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Productivity Commission Chairman Peter Harris discusses the Shifting the Dial report.

  9. Podcast20 October 2017 - Up Close

    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.