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

  1. 30 July 2019 – Gender, Gender Pay Gap, HILDA, HILDA 2019, Multiculturalism

    Gender reshaping the traditional Australian household

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA survey shows are women working and earning more in a subtle rebalancing act as Australians adapt to slow growth.

  2. 30 July 2019 – Depression, HILDA, HILDA 2019, Mental Health, Social Media

    Rates of diagnosed mental illness soar

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds depression and anxiety is now the most common serious illness among Australians, particularly for women.

  3. 29 July 2019 – Bias, Business, Decision-making, Leadership, Politics

    Lucky leaders: How we view the good outcomes of people in power

    University of Melbourne research finds we are more likely to attribute the good outcomes of a leader’s decisions to luck, and bad ones to personal failure.

  4. 26 June 2019 – Business, Equality, Gender, Workplace

    Breaking the workplace code of silence

    Progress on gender equity in Australian work places is being held back by a socialised 'code of silence' around the issue says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 6 June 2019 – Education, High Schools, Schools, Student Attrition, Students

    Helping ‘impatient’ students stay in school

    University of Melbourne research finds that patience can have a big impact on a child’s educational outcomes, and understanding why can help inform good policy

  6. 16 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Banking, Banking Regulation, Banking Royal Commission, Corporate Regulation

    Weighing up the policy responses to banking misconduct

    Australia's major parties all have policies responding to financial services sector misconduct, but University of Melbourne experts say they are light on detail

  7. 15 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Australian Economy, Employment, Minimum Wage, Wage Growth

    Will slow wage growth decide Australia’s election?

    Australia's slow wage growth is a hot button issue for the election and the stark policy divide may be decisive in who wins, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 9 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Income Tax, Monetary Policy, Politics, Taxes

    What you need to know about the major parties’ policies on personal income tax

    Australia's federal election could be fought over proposed income tax cuts; but what's the actual difference between the Coalition and Labor plans for taxation?

  9. 7 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Advertising, Marketing, Politics

    The battle of the slogans

    As voters are bombarded by ads, a University of Melbourne marketing expert gives his verdict on which party has the most effective political campaign slogan.