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Inside Business

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

  1. 1 August 2017 – Gay Rights, HILDA, HILDA 2017, LGBTQ, Same Sex Marriage

    Why more Australians are supporting gay rights

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey 2017 reveals Australians are becoming more progressive and, in particular, more supportive of gay rights.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.