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

  1. 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.

  2. 1 June 2017 – Disadvantage, Family Breakdown, Homeless, Housing, Poverty

    Disadvantage, family breakdown and homelessness

    University of Melbourne research looks at the statistics to reveal a link between relationship breakdown and homelessness in Australia's disadvantaged families.

  3. 31 May 2017 – Child care, Children, Early Childhood, Economics, Matching Theory

    The algorithm for accessing child care

    University of Melbourne research looks at how an economic theory could form an algorithm to help parents secure a much sought-after spot in child care.

  4. 23 May 2017 – 2017 Federal Budget, Australian Economy, Australian Politics, Economics, Politics

    The 2017 Budget in history

    Professor Ross Garnaut from the University of Melbourne says the 2017 Federal Budget has an important place in history, but how will it be remembered?

  5. 22 May 2017 – Doctors, Health, Rural, Work, Workplace Culture

    Putting doctors under a data microscope

    The University of Melbourne's MABEL survey provides data on the medical workforce, including doctor's gender pay gap and attracting doctors to rural areas.

  6. 18 May 2017 – Economics, Financial Markets, Financial decision-making, GFC, Globalisation

    Picturing the Credit Crunch

    Economists at the University of Melbourne have created a ground-breaking model of the global financial crisis in the hope of preventing it from happening again.

  7. 1 May 2017 – Doctors, Economics, General Practice, Medicine, Workplace Culture

    Taking the pulse of general practice

    A major University of Melbourne / ANZ report into general practice in Australia reveals the number of GPs is declining in real terms and their morale is falling

  8. 27 April 2017 – Alumni, Business, Commerce, Online Shopping, Retailing

    5 ways to keep your customers coming back

    As shoppers increasingly buy and research purchases online, one University of Melbourne alumnus says retailers need to focus on 5 key areas for customer loyalty

  9. 26 April 2017 – Business, Business & Economics, Business Research, Start-ups

    5 ways to validate your start-up idea

    Advice to aspiring entrepreneurs about how to validate the market for a start-up business idea, from the University of Melbourne experts who’ve studied it.

  10. 24 April 2017 – Centre for Workplace Leadership, Disability, Workplace Change, Workplace Culture, Workplace Diversity

    A new approach to disability in the workplace

    While people with disabilities can still face discrimination when job-seeking, University of Melbourne experts say some employers value a diverse workforce.