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.
Home ownership stays a pipe dream for many
Despite rising new home loan numbers amid the COVID-19 economic recovery the outlook for housing affordability remains bleak says University of Melbourne expert
2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 1
From politics and economics to infrastructure and domestic violence. University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget ahead of a nearby election.
2018 Budget: The big takeaways
University of Melbourne economists worry the Government's flatter tax system plan will stoke inequality while the 2018-19 budget dodges the major challenges.
Sleepwalking into a deficit experiment
The Federal Budget will deliver Australia's ninth straight deficit, but the University of Melbourne asks where is the plan for affording our ageing population?