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

  1. 12 November 2018 – Disadvantage, Drugs, Homeless, Public Policy, Substance abuse

    Why do people really become homeless?

    Research from the University of Melbourne shows that, while drug use and homelessness are linked, the effect isn't nearly as high as most people think.

  2. 16 October 2018 – Australian Politics, Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018, Economy, Public Policy, Taxes

    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

  3. 10 October 2018 – Ageing, Disease, Elderly, Health, Healthcare

    We need another revolution in the march to good health

    A University of Melbourne expert says healthcare in the Western world is at a tipping point as populations age; data is our greatest hope to face the challenge.

  4. 3 October 2018 – Cities, Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018, Infrastructure, Urban Planning, Urbanisation

    Keeping our cities working

    Making our biggest cities more efficient will raise the living standards for everyone, but it will require some compromise says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 21 September 2018 – Disadvantage, Employment, HILDA, Inequality

    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

  6. 17 August 2018 – Doctors, Mental Health, Psychology, Resilience, Workplace Culture

    Why mindset matters for junior doctors

    Teaching junior doctors how to have a 'growth mindset' can help them cope better with the pressures of the job, says a University of Melbourne researcher.

  7. 15 August 2018 – Banking Royal Commission, Ethics, Financial decision-making, Neoclassical economics

    Making the financial industry more like a health service

    Financial services need to rediscover their social mission in the wake of the latest misconduct revelations in Australia, argue University of Melbourne experts

  8. 31 July 2018 – Child care, Early Learning, HILDA, HILDA 2018, Parenting

    Who is left behind under the new child care subsidy?

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA survey finds families are increasingly relying on childcare but changing policy may lock out those who need it most.

  9. 31 July 2018 – Gender, Gender Pay Gap, HILDA, HILDA 2018, Marriage

    Who is doing what on the homefront?

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA survey finds Australia's more progressive attitudes regarding gender roles isn’t translating into division of chores at home

  10. 31 July 2018 – Families, HILDA, HILDA 2018, House Prices, Housing

    Is rent-for-life becoming the new norm for families?

    The HILDA survey from the University of Melbourne finds the age group with the highest number of renters moving into home-ownership is now the 55-64 year-olds.