Behind the bitcoin bubble
Bitcoin, the well-known cryptocurrency, quadrupled its value in early 2021 – but University of Melbourne experts ask whether it really is “21st century gold”?
Taking the risk out of decision-making
How we assess risk is influenced by how others are behaving, so the trick is to keep your head while those around you are losing their heads.
Emerging insights into the way we choose
Professor Peter Bossaerts argues that investigating brain activity as we make decisions is generating new insights into how we deal with uncertainty and risk.
Bubbly personality: how our biology hits budgets
New research is taking the human element of financial decision-making into consideration, by combining economics with psychology and neuroscience.