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

  1. 22 July 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Economic Policy, Economics, Public health

    The economics of COVID-19

    Policy makers need a new roadmap for navigating the balance between managing the pandemic and supporting the economy, argues a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 16 July 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Doctors, General Practice, Medical Specialists

    How are Australia’s doctors faring during COVID-19?

    A University of Melbourne national survey of GPs and specialists finds that doctors are stressed – not just from COVID-19, but also the broader economic impact.

  3. 30 June 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Economy, Personal Finance, Superannuation

    Kicking Australia’s superannuation problem into the future

    A University of Melbourne expert says there are serious problems with people accessing their superannuation during COVID-19 in Australia’s Early Release Scheme.

  4. 26 June 2020 – Australia, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Jobs, Unemployment

    JobSeeker and JobKeeper in post-COVID policies

    A University of Melbourne expert says now is the time to look at fine-tuning the JobKeeper and JobSeeker programs to help people, and the economy, bounce back.

  5. 23 June 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Pandemic, Poverty, Public Health

    Finding new ways to track COVID-19 exposure

    A method for calculating exposure risk to COVID-19 in lieu of testing has been developed for low and middle-income countries by University of Melbourne experts

  6. Podcast10 June 2020 – COVID-19, Conspiracy theory, Pandemic, Psychology, Social Media

    What’s behind COVID-19 conspiracy theories?

    Robin Canniford studies conspiracy theories at the University of Melbourne, he says people are more susceptible during heightened times of anxiety like pandemic

  7. 10 June 2020 – Black Lives Matter, Business & Economics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Discrimination, Racism

    From #BlackLivesMatter to real workplace change

    As the Black Lives Matter protests continue, University of Melbourne experts say corporate activism can make a strong statement of support for social justice.

  8. 4 June 2020 – Disability, Economics, Markets, NDIS, Transport

    Cutting the commute for students with a disability

    University of Melbourne and Caltech research uses ‘experimental economics’ and specialist software to reform travel services for students with disability.

  9. 28 May 2020 – Australian Economy, COVID-19, HILDA, House Prices, Property Market

    The impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s housing market

    As the global economy contracts due to COVID-19, University of Melbourne research finds Australia’s house prices are likely to fall for months – even years.