- Associate Professor David Byrne
Director, Capability Building, Centre for Market Design, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne
Oil wars, petrol prices and COVID-19
COVID-19 and global oil price wars are impacting economies worldwide, but a University of Melbourne expert says we will see lower fuel prices at petrol pumps.
2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 2
University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget, looking at welfare, climate change, refugees, Indigenous Australia, education and research.
Why data is king
Our love for Google and Facebook has made them digital giants; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether we can trust them with our personal data?
Will water ever be worth more than oil?
As Cape Town runs dry, could water ever become more valuable than oil? University of Melbourne experts discuss the possibility of water demand exceeding supply.
Outlook 2017: What we learned
Participants in the University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2017 discussed pressing issues including energy policy and welfare reform.
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.
How tacit collusion makes consumers pay
A first of its kind study that analysed over 1.7 million prices has provided empirical evidence of how tacit collusion worked in the Perth petrol market.
Smart customers save
Want to save on your energy bills? University of Melbourne researchers found that you can save up to $50 on bills just by being informed about your energy use.