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Expert analysis on the research and practice changing the business landscape in the 21st Century

  1. 20 October 2021 – COVID-19, Families, Intergenerational disadvantage, Poverty, Social Welfare

    Ensuring families aren’t left behind in the recovery

    Economic recovery from COVID-19 needs to include better support for financially stressed families with young children, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 17 October 2021 – Disability, Intergenerational disadvantage, Poverty, Single Parents, Social Welfare

    Targeting support to break the cycle of disadvantage

    Targeted support can break cycle of intergenerational disadvantage that weighs on single parents and parents with disability say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 11 October 2021 – Australian Economy, COVID-19, Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy, Interest Rates

    The power shift in global economics

    Low interest rates and the shock of COVID-19 mean governments, not central banks now control the world’s key economic levers says University of Melbourne expert

  4. 25 August 2021 – Caste System, Identity, India, Inequality, Social Media

    Caste and cricket: How celebrities enable inequality

    University of Melbourne experts say examples of celebrities flaunting their caste identity can end up further promoting and enabling this historic inequality.

  5. 17 June 2021 – COVID-19, Labour, Slavery, Supply Chains, Sustainability

    Keeping supply chains ethical and sustainable amid COVID-19

    Pressure on global supply chains from COVID-19 means we need to be watchful that ethics and sustainability aren't sacrificed say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 30 May 2021 – Australian Politics, Climate, Economy, Emissions, Renewable Energy

    Tougher environmental policies can create economic winners

    New University of Melbourne research shows if Australia adopts tougher environmental policies, economic growth can be improved, not undermined as often assumed.

  7. 24 May 2021 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Public Health, Vaccination, Vaccines

    Should we pay Australians to get vaccinated?

    Incentives for vaccine hesitant Australians to get vaccinated are all wrong. A University of Melbourne expert asks why don’t we pay people to get vaccinated?

  8. 10 May 2021 – Budget, Doctors, Healthcare, Medicare , Rural

    It’s more than the money: Getting GPs to go to rural areas

    Australia’s Federal Budget promises more money to rural GPs but a University of Melbourne expert doubts whether it alone will encourage more doctors to go bush

  9. 30 April 2021 – Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, Australia, Business, Economy, Indigenous

    The power of the Indigenous business sector

    Each year, Indigenous businesses bring in around $A5 billion, now University of Melbourne research reveals the extent of the power of Indigenous business.