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Inside Business

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

  1. 13 September 2017 – Australia, Economy, House Prices, Housing, Interest Rates

    Australia’s housing: Hard crash or soft landing?

    University of Melbourne research looks at whether Australia's housing market is still booming, or blinded by euphoria?

  2. 2 August 2017 – Australian Economy, Australian Politics, Economics, HILDA, HILDA 2017

    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.

  3. 1 August 2017 – Australian Politics, Gambling, HILDA, HILDA 2017, Social Welfare

    For the love of the punt

    The University of Melbourne HILDA Survey 2017 shows over 200,000 Australians are problem gamblers, but very little is known yet about the impact of their habit.

  4. 1 August 2017 – Australian Politics, HILDA, HILDA 2017, House Prices, Retirement

    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

  5. 24 July 2017 – Australian Politics, Business & Economics, Economics, Policy, Public Policy

    Outlook 2017: What we learned

    Participants in the University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2017 discussed pressing issues including energy policy and welfare reform.

  6. 19 July 2017 – Bankruptcy, Branding, Business & Economics, Marketing, Television

    Why the Channel Ten brand will live on

    Despite going into voluntary administration the Channel Ten brand is likely to survive the company's current woes, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 12 July 2017 – Business & Economics, Diversity, Economics, Feminism, Women

    Lack of women in economics ‘bad for business’

    There are too few women in senior roles in Australian economics and it's bad for business, argues senior University of Melbourne economist Abigail Payne.

  8. 3 July 2017 – Australian Politics, Climate Change, Energy, Greenhouse Gases, Solar Power

    Australia’s energy trilemma explained

    A University of Melbourne expert explains Australia's energy trilemma: how to deliver energy that is affordable, environmentally sustainable and reliable.

  9. Podcast2 June 2017 – Africa, China, Development, Economics, Trade

    China in Africa: Who benefits?

    Economist Dr Lauren Johnston examines the evolving political and economic relationships between China and developing nations of Africa.