Business & Economics
Australia’s energy trilemma explained
A University of Melbourne expert explains Australia's energy trilemma: how to deliver energy that is affordable, environmentally sustainable and reliable.
What comes after the housing boom?
After 5 years of rising house prices, Australians have got themselves into more debt than ever. But could Australia’s latest housing boom soon be over?
China in Africa: Who benefits?
Economist Dr Lauren Johnston examines the evolving political and economic relationships between China and developing nations of Africa.
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.