Accounting and Finance
Accounting the cost of war
In WW2, Australia began manufacturing munitions, and a team of accountants from the University of Melbourne was called in by the government to stop profiteering
Equity crowdfunding: Seeing through the hard sell
A controversial form of crowdfunding takes the platform to a new level – but shrewd investors are seeing through the hard sell, new research finds
Taking the risk out of decision-making
How we assess risk is influenced by how others are behaving, so the trick is to keep your head while those around you are losing their heads.
Bubbly personality: how our biology hits budgets
New research is taking the human element of financial decision-making into consideration, by combining economics with psychology and neuroscience.
How a numbers man and a botanist are helping business go green
They make an unlikely pair - but these University of Melbourne experts could hold the key to helping companies reduce their impact on the environment.
Accounting for a greener world
University of Melbourne Associate Professor Brad Potter knows the importance of reliable reporting of companies' environmental and social credentials.