Business & Economics
Disadvantage, family breakdown and homelessness
University of Melbourne research looks at the statistics to reveal a link between relationship breakdown and homelessness in Australia's disadvantaged families.
The algorithm for accessing child care
University of Melbourne research looks at how an economic theory could form an algorithm to help parents secure a much sought-after spot in child care.
The 2017 Budget in history
Professor Ross Garnaut from the University of Melbourne says the 2017 Federal Budget has an important place in history, but how will it be remembered?
Why South Korea’s fresh start is good news for Australian business
South Korea has elected a new president; AsiaLink Business at the University of Melbourne says this presents Australia with a big business opportunity.
Picturing the Credit Crunch
Economists at the University of Melbourne have created a ground-breaking model of the global financial crisis in the hope of preventing it from happening again.
Putting the “E” into e-consumer protection
Online consumer protections haven’t kept pace with e-commerce technology; University of Melbourne research finds new technologies could provide new safeguards.
#Budget2017: Fairness, security and opportunity?
The latest analysis from University of Melbourne experts of the Australian Government's 2017 Budget, including housing affordability, energy policy and taxes.
Ridesharing goes social
Our social media networks will play a role in how we travel in the future, University of Melbourne research looks at collaborative activity-based ridesharing.
Where did all the money go?
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers the 2017 Australian Federal Budget, looking in particular at the deficit and housing affordability.
5 ways to keep your customers coming back
As shoppers increasingly buy and research purchases online, one University of Melbourne alumnus says retailers need to focus on 5 key areas for customer loyalty