Business & Economics
Why Dungeons and Dragons is good for the workplace
A University of Melbourne expert says a Dungeons and Dragons-inspired mindset could help change how we think about our workplaces and working as a team.
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.
Navigating the great office exodus
Working from home became the norm during COVID-19, but how have Australians shifted from a traditional workplace? The annual HILDA survey has some answers.
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.