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  • Professor Roger Wilkins

    Deputy Director, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, HILDA Survey, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne

  1. 16 October 2018 - Inside Business

    Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018

    University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy

  2. 21 September 2018 - Inside Business

    Taking a clear look at inequality

    Inequality in Australia is relatively stable but pockets of disadvantage need serious attention including job opportunities says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 31 July 2018 - Inside Business

    How Australians are faring

    The annual the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey, or HILDA, gives us a snapshot of the economic and social wellbeing of Australians.

  4. 9 May 2018 - Inside Business

    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.

  5. 4 December 2017 - Inside Business

    The minimum wage gender divide

    We might expect the gender pay gap to be zero among minimum-wage workers, but University of Melbourne research finds women earn around 10 per cent less.

  6. 2 August 2017 - Inside Business

    What 17 years of data tells us about Australia

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey has been running for 17 years, providing important insight into the financial and social wellbeing of Australians.

  7. 1 August 2017 - Inside Business

    Australia’s generational wealth divide is biting

    In 2017 the University of Melbourne's long running HILDA Survey shows Australia's generational wealth divide is biting, threatening the future retirement system

  8. 23 August 2016 - Inside Business

    Is a comfortable retirement out of reach for the average Australian?

    The Commonwealth Government’s tougher Age Pension assets test will reduce the retirement incomes of most working Australians. Will you retire comfortably?

  9. Podcast11 August 2016 - The Policy Shop

    How to advance Australia fair

    Australia, the land of the fair go, isn’t looking so fair with a widening divide between the haves and have nots. What can be done is dissected in this podcast.

  10. 20 July 2016 - Inside Business

    How post-boom Australia is faring

    The largest ongoing survey of Australians shows that the young are missing out to the older generations and the boom times are over as wealth growth stalls.