Business & Economics
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.
Why moaning about work can actually be good for you
University of Melbourne research shows moaning can help teams bond in the workplace and process negative emotions, and that humour plays an important role too.
Treating depression to economically empower mothers
A University of Melbourne evaluation has shown cognitive behavioural therapy for women with perinatal depression in Pakistan can be economically empowering.
An older society will need to work for all
Early findings from a University of Melbourne survey find Australians are not generally ageist, but some young people think older people need to move over.
Why are corporate penalties for cartels so low in Australia?
An OECD report and University of Melbourne research confirms Australian fines for companies that break competition law are much lower than in other countries.
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.