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  1. 6 August 2020 - Inside Business

    Parents of school-age kids during COVID-19? Yes, you’re stressed

    University of Melbourne research finds that Australian parents are feeling the burn of COVID-19 amid a major economic downturn and growing family-work conflict

  2. 22 July 2020 - Inside Business

    The economics of COVID-19

    Policy makers need a new roadmap for navigating the balance between managing the pandemic and supporting the economy, argues a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 16 July 2020 - Inside Business

    How are Australia’s doctors faring during COVID-19?

    A University of Melbourne national survey of GPs and specialists finds that doctors are stressed – not just from COVID-19, but also the broader economic impact.

  4. 26 June 2020 - Inside Business

    JobSeeker and JobKeeper in post-COVID policies

    A University of Melbourne expert says now is the time to look at fine-tuning the JobKeeper and JobSeeker programs to help people, and the economy, bounce back.

  5. 23 June 2020 - Inside Business

    Finding new ways to track COVID-19 exposure

    A method for calculating exposure risk to COVID-19 in lieu of testing has been developed for low and middle-income countries by University of Melbourne experts

  6. 10 June 2020 - Inside Business

    From #BlackLivesMatter to real workplace change

    As the Black Lives Matter protests continue, University of Melbourne experts say corporate activism can make a strong statement of support for social justice.

  7. 4 June 2020 - Inside Business

    Cutting the commute for students with a disability

    University of Melbourne and Caltech research uses ‘experimental economics’ and specialist software to reform travel services for students with disability.

  8. 28 May 2020 - Inside Business

    The impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s housing market

    As the global economy contracts due to COVID-19, University of Melbourne research finds Australia’s house prices are likely to fall for months – even years.

  9. 26 May 2020 - Inside Business

    Who’s hit hardest by the COVID-19 economic shutdown?

    Using HILDA data, a University of Melbourne expert highlights the people most vulnerable to the COVID-19 downturn – low-wage earners, women and the young